In the pursuit of National Greening Program (NGP) objectives of the government, the Department of Public Works & Highways (DPWH) Zambales 2nd District Engineering Office led by District Engineer Hercules Manglicmot and Assistant District Engineer Rosbe S. Dizon, conducted its 2016 in Brgy. Nagbayan, Castillejos, Zambales.
More than one hundred employees, engineers and volunteers from the district engineering office and other organization chapters participated in the activity, successfully planting 1,500 Narra seedlings along the shoulder of the provincial road.
DE Manglicmot said “the protection of the ecology and the environment thru massive tree planting is utmost concern for everyone to negate the effect of climate change. We at the district engineering office are more than happy to be in partnership in this remarkable undertaking to make the NGP a success.”
This initiative is in cooperation with City Environment & Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – Olongapo City, and in partnership with Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) Olongapo-Zambales Chapter.
Also present in the tree planting ceremony were Art Simon, Sr., EMS & NGP Coordinator, DENR-CENRO, and Ms. Emelita A. Lambinicio, LMO II, CENRO, Olongapo City.