Photos L-R (top) MGB-08 employees during coastal clean-up; bottom – kayak racing and awarding of winners
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) actively participated in this year’s Earth Day celebration spearheaded by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)-08 in coordination with the Municipal Government of Tabango-Leyte on April 22, 2021 at Tabango, Leyte.
The celebration was highlighted by various activities which were sought to increase awareness of environmental problems as well as efforts being done in addressing existential threats of climate disruption.
Anchored on this year’s theme “Restore Our Earth”, activities in the said Earth Day celebration included coastal clean-up, kayak racing and yoga by the beach.
The celebration was attended by Municipal Mayor of Tabango, Leyte, Hon. Bernard Jonathan Remandaban, DENR-08 Regional Executive Director For. Tirso Parian, Jr., EMB-08 Regional Director Letecia R. Maceda, PENRO-Leyte Moises B. de la Cruz, MGB-08 Admin and Finance Chief Marcelina C. Espos as well as some employees of EMB-08, MGB-08 and DENR-08. Other attendees included PNP, BFP, DepEd and fraternity groups such as Alpha Kappa Rho, Tau Gamma Phi and Alpha Sigma Omega.