Plant Today, Save Tomorrow: “Pinoy Fans of K-Pop Boy Band BTS Planted 200 Trees Celebrating Group Leader RM’s Birthday”

Kim Namjoon PH Logo.png9 September 2018, Laguna Quezon Land Grant (LQLG), Siniloan, Laguna.  10 King Namjoon PH fan club honouring Korean star Kim Namjoon planted 200 native Philippine forest trees at the  LQLG, an over 9500 hectare protected forest managed by FEED’s first and longest-time Living Legacy partner the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB).

KingNamjoon-reforestation-FEED-9sep20189.jpgThank you Kim Namjoon PH ECO-WARRIORS!

  1. Rodalyn A. Dela Cruz
  2. Romina Mae Aranzado Orquillas
  3. Renilda A. Lahing
  4. Shiella Palomo Salas
  5. Jenel May M. Agnete
  6. Leona Alvez
  7. Jenifer P. Paredes
  8. Eugene C. Grava
  9. Ave Gayle V. Prollamante
  10. Xanthe J. Pajiji

Tree-Planting Video with Kim Namjoon PHhttps://youtu.be/7QCzDjCtfIc

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Tree-Planting Slide Show

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MANILA BULLETIN FEATURE:

“Pinoy fans of K-pop boy band BTS planted 200 trees to celebrate the birthday of the group’s leader RM.

Fans plant trees to mark BTS leader RM’s birthday
By: Jonathan Hicap
Published September 11, 2018, 12:37 PM

Source: https://entertainment.mb.com.ph/2018/09/11/fans-plant-trees-to-mark-bts-leader-rms-birthday/

BTS ARMYs led by King Namjoon PH (right) at the planting site to mark RM’s birthday (Photos courtesy of BTS and King Namjoon PH on Twitter) /mb.com.ph

BTS ARMYs led by King Namjoon PH (right) at the planting site to mark RM’s birthday (Photos courtesy of BTS and King Namjoon PH on Twitter)

The ARMYs, led by King Namjoon PH, went to Siniloan, Laguna on Sept. 9 to plant the trees in an area that is part of the Sierra Madre mountain range.

RM, whose real name is Kim Nam Joon, turns 24 on Sept. 12.

“It took a 3-hour drive from Manila, 45-minute hike on mud and limatik infested path to reach the planting site. We passed through a stream and also had to cross through a 2-piece log. It was an exciting experience for us,” according to the group.

After the tree planting, a certificate of appreciation was given to Kim Nam Joon and King Namjoon Ph signed by Ofelia Bakker-Mananquil, president of the Fostering Education & Environment for Development (FEED), and forester Reynaldo Lorida of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB).

“We hereby acknowledge that Kim Nam Joon has helped keep our planet and people healthy by taking climate action through FEED’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Patrons Program, as part of the ‘Living Legacy: Plant a Tree, FEED our Future’ initiative – in partnership with King Namjoon PH and in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), planting indigenous Philippine tree species, including three years maintenance, targeting carbon capture at the UPLB Laguna-Quezon Land Grant site, in Siniloan, Laguna, on September 9th, 2018,” the certificate read.

BTS finished their concert in Los Angeles on Sept. 9 and the group will be touring other cities.”

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About King Namjoon PH

King Namjoon PH is an independent Philippine fanbase for Kim Namjoon, know as RM, leader of the international sensation BTS/방탄소년단. The fan base has previously organized projects including PH Flag Ocean during the Wings Tour concert in Manila and One Love Namjoon Project for RM’s birthday 2017.

Contact FEED

In 2015, the Philippine government submitted to the United Nations the country’s commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The country committed to reduce its carbon emissions by 70 percent by 2030. The carbon dioxide reductions will come from the sectors of energy, transport, waste, forestry and industry.

Join us!  Help us reverse the Earth’s “hothouse climate” tipping point.

FEED runs a number of Students and Volunteers for the Environment (SAVE)Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – such as mangrove planting for coastal protection or ridge reforestation plantings; One Child, One Tree; Bio-Intensive Gardens (BIG) for nutrition in public elementary schools and other spaces; Climate Change Survival 101 and other LIVING LEGACY programs – customised environmental engagement activities for individuals and organisations interested in contributing to climate change adaptation efforts and greening critical areas such as watersheds, ridges, and reefs that all require rehabilitation.

Tree-Planting with FEED

Check out the video journey by Clueless Commuter who planted with us last 24th of June 2017 to get a good idea of how FEED plantings go: https://youtu.be/KROn4rjVqBg

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Contact us at FEED for more details, to join our regular activities or to design your own tree-nurturing event: info@feed.org.ph or call/text +63 (0)917 552 4722.

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