PAF conducts mangrove planting activity PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 March 2015 14:01

Being true to its commitment in supporting the government efforts in environment protection and preservation of natural resources, the 3rd Air Division PAF in cooperation with Barangay Talon-Talon, ACDI Multi-Purpose Cooperative and the Junior Chambers International (JCI) conducted the Mangrove Planting activity at Barangay Talon-Talon, Zamboanga City on  March 3, 2015.

The activity was led by the Deputy Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Andre P. Tanyag AFP and participated in by more than 100 participants from the said organization and planted more than 1,000 mangrove seedlings. During the activity, Barangay Captain Teodyver Arquiza expressed appreciation to the PAF personnel of 3rd Air Division and other participants. Mangrove trees are vital in the preservation of the natural habitat at marine species living in the said Barangay. The Mangrove Planting activity is in line with the 31st Founding Anniversary of the 3rd Air Division. – Capt. Arvin C. Gundran