Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Telco workers help green Cebu Hillyland

Telco workers help green Cebu Hillyland
Cebu Daily News
June 29, 2010

EMPLOYEE-VOLUNTEERS of Telco workers help green Cebu Hillyland Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and Smart Communications Inc. helped in greening sitio Cantipla in barangay Tabunan, one of Cebu City’s mountain barangays which form part of the Central Cebu Protected Landscape – Metro Cebu’s source of water, during the Philippine Business for Social Progress’ (PBSP) Cebu Hillyland Reforestation Caravan 2010 kick-off and tree planting activity.

Some 800 volunteers from PBSP’s various member-companies planted seedlings of indigenous trees such as the Cebu cinnamon, fire tree, kamatsilis, almaciga, tipolo, narra, bangkal and taloto.

This yearly activity is in partnership with the Kantipla Ecosystem Enhancement Protection (KEEP) Foundation.

For this year, PBSP targets to reforest 100 hectares within KEEP’s adopted area in sitio Cantipla.