With the theme, Kabataan: Susi sa Pag-unlad ng Kagubatan, NPC’s Makiling-Banahaw Watershed Area Team conducted a series of activities for the elementary pupils around Mts. Banahaw-San Cristobal Protected Lanscape.
Participating schools include Kinabuhayan Elementary School,Pinagdanlayan Elementary School and Don Severo Felesmino Elementary School in Dolores, Laguna. The pupils in these schools attended film showing on watershed protection and Lakbay exhibit where they were introduced with some animals in the watershed. They also participated in poster-making contest, showing their skills in drawing and their ways on how they can contribute in protecting the environment.
The said activity which is part of the NPC-Watershed Management Department’s watershed protection awareness campaign aims to instill in young minds the importance of preserving the environment.
School teachers were very supportive of such activities and expressed their eagerness to be the host schools in future programs of NPC-Makban Team.