CAMP GEN MATEO CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal – As a continuing support to the National Greening Program (NGP) of the government, and to the Bamboo Reforestation Program (BRP) of Gen Gregorio Pio P Catapang Jr. AFP, Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines, the 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division conducted a bamboo propagation activity at 2ID Jungle Fighters’ Park, H2ID on July 07, 2015.
After the usual taebo, the Jungle Fighter Officers and Enlisted Personnel headed by MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID were again organized and planted bamboo propagules on the said area at around 7:00 am.
Prior to the said activity, MGen Gan emphasized the importance of bamboo propagation as it has a lot of environmental benefits. According to him, it helps in the stabilization of soil, prevents erosion, and produces more oxygen into the air.
It can be remembered that the Command conducted a Seminar/Workshop on Bamboo Pruning, Tree Caring, and Establishment of Bamboo Park on May 20-21, 2015 held at the Audio-Visual Room, 2nd Division Training School.
Said propagation is just one among the environmental efforts of 2ID within its Area of Responsibility (AOR).