June 21, 2019

LIST: Environmental Organizations That Hold Tree Planting Activities

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  • The Philippines boasts of thousands of tropical islands, but with the ongoing modernization, many farmlands and forests are being turned into cities and roads at an alarming rate.

    This caused an uproar within environmental groups and advocates and has been asking for volunteers to help plant more trees.

    The government also recently passed the Graduation Legacy For the Environment Act where graduating elementary, high school, and college students will be required to plant native Philippine tree species.

    And you also have the chance to help save the environment by actively partaking in tree planting opportunities. Here are some environmental organizations where you can volunteer and donate for a greener future!

    Greenpeace

    Greenpeace is an independent global organization which seeks to conserve the planet and promote peace by championing renewable energy, combatting illegal fishing, and campaigning for clean seas. In the Philippines, the organization called to counter climate change and eliminate toxic chemicals.

    Office: 30 Scout Tuason St., JGS Building, Brgy. Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
    Contact No.: 02-332-1807
    Email: info.ph@greenpeace.org
    Website: greenpeace.org.ph

    Haribon

    Established in 1972, Haribon Foundation advocates for the conservation of biodiversity. It engages and trains individuals to become an instrument of change through their activities like tree planting and adopting seedlings.

    Office: 100 A. de Legaspi St., Brgy. Marilag, Quezon City
    Contact No.: 02-421-1209
    Email: act@haribon.org.ph
    Website: haribon.org.ph
    Facebook page: facebook.com/GoHaribon/

    FEED Inc. Ph

    FEED Inc or the Fostering Education & Environment for Development promotes tree planting for a secure and sustainable future.  The group organizes tree planting and nurturing activities to help protect the Philippine biodiversity.

    Email: info@feed.org.ph
    Website: feed.org.pg
    Facebook page: FEEDInc

    MAD Travel

    There are also local travel and tour groups that include tree-planting activities in their itineraries. Once example is MAD Travel which creates alternative travel experience geared towards bringing together people from different walks of life. They will have their guests planting trees, farming, feeding animals, or creating their own social enterprise products like stuffed toys and carabao cheese

    Also read: MAD Travel: Tourism for change

    Masungi Geopark Reserve

    The ongoing project is a multi-sector initiative to restore devastated lands surrounding the famous Masungi Georeserve. Guests may participate in tree planting and nurturing activities at the conservation area located at the first ranger station of the Masungi Geopark Project.

    Also read: Masungi Georeserve: A Pristine Ecotourism Spot in Rizal

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    Are you looking to join an environmental conservation group or are you already a volunteer? Share us your group and your experiences in the comments below!

               
               
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