Personnel of Maritime Group led PBGEN HAROLD B TUZON, Director, conducted a tree planting activity in relation to the 27th PCR Month Celebration with the theme: “Ugnayang Pulisya at Kommunidad Tungo Sa Mapayapa, Maayos at Maunlad Na Pamayanan” early this morning in Brgy. San Juan, Baño, Arayat, Pampanga.

The tree planting activity was collaborated with the DENR Region 3 and the LGU of Arayat for the sustainability of Mt. Arayat Protected Landscape as defined in RA 11686. The said activity was also participated by Hon. Emmanuel Bonifacio M. Alejandrino, Vice Mayor, Arayat, Pampanga, Engr. Paquito T. Moreno Jr, Regional Executive Director, DENR3 PENRO Pampanga headed by Mr. Roger Encarnacion, Mr. Joselito M. Blanco, DPA, OIC, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services, Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary headed by Commodore Oscar Oh, Foreign National Keepers Network headed by Ms. Tara Bunch, personnel from PNP Arayat, RMU 3 Regional Advisory Group, Saviors of the Sea of Olongapo City and Bataan, and populace of Brgy. San Juan, Baño headed by Brgy. Captain Froilan M. Soriano.

During the opening program, inspirational messages were delivered by Vice Mayor Alejandrino, Assistant Regional Director, DENR, Commodore Oh and Director, Maritime Group about the importance of conservation and protection of our Mother nature.

A total of 850 different variety of seedlings were planted in the said protected landscape wherein at the same time it was adopted by the Regional Maritime Unit 3. Planted trees were consist of 300 guyabano, 250 langka, 150 cashew and 150 narra. The planted fruit bearing trees will be taken care by the personnel of RMU 3 and will expect for an orchard to be visited every time a tree planting activity will be held in RMU 3. Prior to the event, a team from RMU 3 cleared the site from bushes and wild grass for six days.