RDC Tree Planting Project

Program: Special Projects

In celebration of this year's #ArborDay2016, the E. Zobel Foundation is in full support of the Regional Development Council (RDC) CALABARZON initiative to plant indemic tree species in the Watershed area in Sito Ulupong, Brgy. Sawang in Municipality of Lobo, Batangas yesterday, June 24, 2016. E. Zobel Foundation seats in the Council as Private Sector Representative (PSR) represented by Mr. Joselito Rodriguez as its Executive Director. The event started with a simple ceremony offering a prayer for succesful growth of the trees to be planted, words of encouragement and thanks from the Lobo Municipal Mayor, Mayor Manalo, Representative from DepEd, DOT, DPWH, BatStateU, and the Manager of the Lobo Water District - the original proponent of the Tree Planting Project. Various government agencies, schools, and universities, private organizations and NEDA participated in the environmental advocacy.