Bushes Clearing and 500 Mangrove Trees Planting with Local Scouts in conjunction with World Forestry Day
World Forestry Day, the 21st day of March, was established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012. Each year, various events celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests, and trees outside forests, for the benefit of current and future generations. Countries are encouraged to undertake efforts to organize local, national, and international activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns, on World Forestry Day.
Today All mangrove trees unloading from lorry to when reach to the Small Mangrove Education Centre. The planting site is located 1km behind Small Mangrove Education Centre. The only access road into the planting site is on wooden bridge. All trees unload near Small Mangrove Education Centre and to push into the planting site by using wheel cart.
On afternoon task is to dig hole for certain location to be plant for trees and also to cut on poly bag to ease for remove the poly bag for tomorrow. Digging of hole carry until late evening and all member had to leave the mangrove forest due to rising tide. Almost 300 holes had dug.
On the next day, a planting activity had began. Before going into mangrove forest, a session of introduction to the mangrove forest and species of mangrove trees was given by PIFWA members.After all participants had moved out from mangrove forest, a simple ceremony was held inside the Small Mangrove Education Centre. End of ceremony, lunch had prepared and served to all participants before they leave.