100 Mangrove Trees Planting and Seedling, Rubbish Cleaning
7th February 2015
All the team member gather at fast food restaurant and car pool to depart to base at Sungai Chenaam. Team reach at Sungai Chenaam after 45 minutes of road travel. The weather is shinny and the sea tide was at low level tide. 2 volunteer from PIFWA include Mr Illias to be with the team. Our task today is to plant 100 mangrove trees. Before that, we clean up rubbish on the planting site. The trees was carry by PIFWA by their van from seedling site to the planting site.
We divided into two team and standing by at both location, one team loading at seedling site while another one team unloading at planting site. After the trees unload from van, we carried it into middle of mangrove area where that place suitable for planting. All required equipment carried along into the planting site. We digging hole, cutting of polybag, placing the mangrove trees at suitable area and finally fill the hole with mud. After all the trees had been planted, the team separate around the previous week’s planting site to do settlement for planted trees. Some of the trees which had fall or incline, the team will need to repositioning and to provide support to that. While for the plant which fail to grow will need to taken out and for record.
8th February 2015
All the team member gather at fast food restaurant at Juru early 7 morning and car pool to depart to base at Sungai Chenaam. After reach at Small Education Centre, the team prepare for items need to bring to seedling site including a barrier of water for cleaning all had load to the van. Our task today is to seedling. The seedling site is just around 4km from Small Education Centre. We went there by van which drove by Mr Illias. Mr Illias have a small briefing with us before we start to seedling. He distribute polybag to us and at the same time he shown us the way to open up and fold the polybag before fill with mud. The seedling area is muddy. All the process are using bare hand to dig the mud and fill it into the poly bag. The filled poly bag to be arrange accordingly. After that the fruit of mangrove trees in stick shape to be spike into the poly bag