EcoMatcher Restores 2,500 Indigenous Philippine Trees to the Sierra Madre Mountains logo29 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

Dioscorro Salipot Brushing
Reyson Yago Brushing
Jay-ar Romaraog Brushing
Juan Dugan Brushing
Arnel Balberona Brushing
Nicolas Romaraog Brushing
Roel Gavica Brushing
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

Betis 380
Bolong-eta 100
Dalingdingan 200
Dulitan 390
Lipote 340
Malaruhat pula 540
Marang 95
Narra 35
Palong Maria 50
Palosapis 80
Wild kastanyas 150
Yakal-blanco 140
 TOTAL 2500

Photo Journal, EcoMatcher in the Sierra Madre Mountains, 29 Oct 2017 

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About EcoMatcher

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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