LPPCHEA (Freedom Island) also familiarized as the Manila-Cavite Expressway coastal route is the home for many aerial and aquatic animals and plants. Wiki says "It contains a mangrove forest and swamps providing a habitat for many migratory bird species, including the Philippine duck, Chinese egret, common moorhen and black-crowned night heron." The need to protect the island and its reservoirs clamors as reclamation bids to end its life.
Today, October 11, 2014 Earthday Jam Foundation sets again an Environmental awareness Campaign at Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat Eco Tourism Area with Clean-up and Tree Planting Activities dubbed as "Tara Na! Sa Freedom Island.. Tara Na! sa LPPCHEA."
T'is an open-invitation including but not limited to environmental-driven organizations (local / international), government agencies/operations, and nearby residents. Anyone who would like to volunteer can come. Please come in your comfortable volunteer attire and take the necessary personal needs as to possible sudden change in weather, sun-screen lotion, medicines, etc.
As per the today's itenerary:
1:00pm-1:30pm: Gathering of Volunteers at Boom Na Boom(Amusement Park)/ PICC to the LPPCHEA or those with cars can go straight to the venue
2:15pm: ETA at the Freedom Island
2:30pm-3:30pm: Orientation/Green Forum
3:30pm: Walking Tour around Freedom Island/Long Island/Clean Up and Tree Planting Activities
5:30pm-7:30pm Photo Ops/Meals
"Birthday Sunset Acoustic Jam"
Lou Bonnevie, friends from True Faith and Alamid
7:30pm Bus Trip back to Boom Na Boom for those who wish to go home; Acoustic Jam Continues
Again this event will not be possible without the collaborative efforts of passion-driven volunteers, Earthday Jam Foundation, DENR, together with the support from PLDT, VillarSipag, Holcim, GC, Divina Law and more.
To those who are interested with such or related environment activity,
Tomorrow, October 12, 2014 (6:00am-12:00nn) Coastal Clean-up event in partnership with Adamson University Student Government spearheaded by the President of AUSG and Upsilon Phil Sigma 1935 Jose Marie Cid; NCR Council Cresent Rex Cafirma
On October 18, 2014 (3:00am-6:00pm) Photo Walk for a Cause by Save Freedom Island Movement together with Nikon Club Philippines that aims to "capture the beauty of the islands that serve as a sanctuary for avian, terrestrial and marine species and the last remaining mangrove frontier in the metropolis."
For more just visit www.facebook.com/EarthdayJamFoundation and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Freedom-Island-Movement/261825077172453 for upcoming events.
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