500 Mangrove Trees Planting in-conjunction with World Wetlands Day
This 500 mangrove trees planting project was initiated by Scouts of The World Voluntary Service Team, Penang, in-conjunction with World Wetlands Day which celebrate 2nd of February every years.
Funding for this project was raised by Scout of The World Voluntary Service Team, Penang and sponsored by Penang State Government. Also with cooperative with Penang Inshore Fishermen Welfare Association. Other than this, the Scouts of The World Voluntary Service Team have sell the limited badges with specific number for each to fund raising.
The objective of this project is to raise awareness of scouts about Wetland values and also Mangrove Trees.
The SW voluntary service team members was gather at SW base, Small Mangrove Education Center on 31 January 2015 for preparation. They have removing out all the branches, clearing the bushes, moving the seedlings to mangrove forest and also arrange the trees according the designated area.
Total 150 Scouts include public had participate in this meaningful event. Total 500 Trees had been recorded on a single day planting projects.