29 October 2017, Siniloan, Laguna. Following EcoMatcher’s March 25th, 2017 planting of 1,000 Philippine indigenous trees, on 24 October 2017 the sustainability-focused and eco-conscious company based in Hong Kong, planted another 2,500 trees to help restore the lost forest cover in the Sierra Madre Mountains, in Siniloan, Laguna; followed by an ocular by EcoMatcher on 29 October 2017 to ensure the planted 2,500 seedlings was completed.
Accompanied by FEED’s Living Legacy partners University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) agro-forestry team lead by Forester Reynaldo Lorida, EcoMatcher’s CEO, Bas Fransen and CTO, Maarten Swemmer accompanied the 10 local community-based foresters* to conduct a post-planting ocular site visit to capture their sites trees on video via drone footage; and to canvas other possible sites available for their continued efforts to reforest parts of denuded forest cover (from former logging activity).
*Foresters Planting the 2,500 Philippine Native Trees
|Ederson Beatriz||Lay-out/Staking/Hole digging|
|Sonny Atencia||Lay-out/Staking/Hole digging|
|Roberto Atencia||Lay-out/Staking/Hole digging|
List of Indigenous Philippine Forest Trees Planted, 29 Oct 2017
Photo Journal, EcoMatcher in the Sierra Madre Mountains, 29 Oct 2017
EcoMatcher is a digital platform that offers companies trees from vetted foundations. Companies can use those trees for corporate gifting, employee and customer loyalty programs. Trees can be tracked with CauseTracker, a web application EcoMatcher developed using satellite maps.
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