Per instruction of the Regional Executive Director, ERDS thru TTID assisted the Forestry Sector in the site preparation and planting of the 700-hectare identified ERDS-NGP Planting site for the 350,000 quality planting materials produced by the Sector. As an result, a total of 500 hectares were prepared and fully planted with premium/indigenous forest species in Brgy. Mapulot, Tagkawayan, Quezon starting on the 2nd week of November 2012 up to the 18th of December 2012. The remaining 200 hectares will be accomplished after the corresponding budget for t h e s a i d a c t i v i t y i s approved and r e l e a s e d . Photographs showing the said activity are enclosed as annexes. Relative to the said activity, a total of 502 residents of Brgy. Mapulot, Tagkawayan, Quezon were h i r e d / employed as strip-brushers, p l a n t e r s , f o r e m a n , timekeeper, hauler of seedlings during the period.