It is interesting to find out that not a lot of Filipinos know about this law. According to Section 8 of Republic Act No. 10176 , otherwise known as the Arbor Day Act of 2012, “All able-bodied citizens of the Philippines, who are at least twelve (12) years of age, shall be required to plant one (1) tree every year.” Now, how many trees have you missed planting since you were 12 years old? Arbor Day 2018 in Marinduque Today, the 23 rd day of June 2018, AGREA celebrates National Arbor Day 2018 by planting more than one hundred indigenous talisay , mulberry, and kakawate trees, and gathered local, regional, national, and international tree-planting volunteers at the AGREA Estate Farm in Barangay Cawit, Boac, Marinduque. Present during the tree-planting activity were Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines Harald Fries and his family, who arrived in Marinduque Friday afternoon . Swedish Ambassador Fries (L-most) planted this talisay tree and called it “Sweden”. Also present were TESDA scholars from the AGREA Farm School, Agriculture Engineering students from the Visayas State University of Leyte, Environmental Science students and well as educators from the Marinduque State College, members of Youth for Christ, and volunteers […]

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