The Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office 02 participated in the nationwide observance of the 2017 Arbor Day celebrationby holding a tree planting activity on July 7, 2017 held at the Regional Government Center, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.
At least 250 regional office employees led by Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos and Assistant Regional Director Alexander D. Nola trooped the Regional Government Center tree lane near the DPWH compound to plant around 100 narra seedlings.
This is in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Cagayan Valley, which provided the seedlings for the activity.
RD Briosos said that the celebration is an environment friendly movement in support of the “Greening Program” of the National Government.
Officials and employees from DPWH District Engineering Offices all over the region also took active participation in the simultaneous Nationwide Tree Planting Activity.