09 October 2021 (Saturday) – The Marine Environmental Protection Command (MEPCOM) through its Marine Environmental Protection Forces (MEPForces) initiated the conduct of the Simultaneous Nationwide Mangrove Planting. The said activities were opened by respective MEPForce Commanders with a short program and a brief seminar about the importance of mangrove trees, and their positive impacts on the coastal marine ecosystem of the country. This was participated by PCG, PCGA, Local Government Units, other Government Agencies, Non-Government Agencies, and civilian volunteers. The said endeavor has accomplished a total of Twenty-One Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty (21,750) mangrove seedlings planted in an area of more or less Twenty-Four Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty square meters (24,750 sqm).


{Photos Courtesy of MEPForces }