The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX through its Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Group, together with the Environmental Management Bureau ( EMB Region 9 ), Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Zamboanga del Sur, Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Ramon Magsaysay and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) IX Regional Office conducted a mangrove propagule planting and coastal clean up activity in Barangay Sugod, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur on February 17, 2022.
Around 90 participants planted 200 mangrove propagules and collected about 35 sacks of non-biodegradable waste.
This initiative is in effort of conserving and protecting our wetlands in celebration of the World Wetlands Day with the theme: “Wetlands Action for People and Nature”.