In observance of International Mangrove Day 2020, DENR Region IV-A CALABARZON and PENRO Cavite conducted a coastal clean-up and mangrove planting activities in Brgy. San Rafael IV, Noveleta, Cavite.

The event was participated by 30 volunteers from LGU Noveleta, Forest Foundation Philippines represented by For. Eric Buduan, Noveleta Mangrove Farmers Association, PENRO Cavite represented by Chief TSD Reynaldo A. Belen and DENR CALABARZON Office represented by ARD for Technical Services Alfredo Palencia.

A total of 100 propagules of Rhizophora sp were planted during the planting activity. Furthermore, approximately 27 kgs of nonbiodegradable wastes were collected during the clean-up.