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Siguil Hydro plants 35k trees, raises more than 60k seedlings in 2022

MAASIM, Sarangani (January  27, 2023) - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Sarangani and Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Maasim recently confirmed that Siguil Hydro Power Corp. (SHPC) has planted around 35,000 trees and has helped raise more than 60,000 planting materials like nabol, narra, bamboo, falcata, coffee, madre de agua and caliandra that will help reforest the areas around Sitio Lamlangil and the company’s powerhouse area.


The assessment was done after the joint validation of SHPC’s Siguel River Watershed Project. PENR Officer Maria Elvira V. Lumayag, CENR Officer Abdul D. Cariga, and SBPS Protected Area Superintendent Joy C. Ologuin led the inspection team.


They also visited the riparian rehabilitation project of the company, where they planted around 30 bamboo seedlings.


The Siguel River Watershed Project is a joint environmental protection and preservation program of Siguil Hydro and Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC) which is managed by Conrado and Ladislawa Alcantara Foundation, Inc. (CLAFI) nursery at Sitio Datal Basak in Barangay Kablacan. Siguil Hydro and Sarangani Energy are members of the Alsons Power Group. (PR/SEC/for SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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