Kim Namjoon PH Fans Nurture Nature with 3rd Time Tree-Planting

11 September 2021, Siniloan, Laguna – Sierra Madre Mountain Range.  Kim Namjoon PH planted 200 trees at LQLG in behalf of Kim Namjoon who is also known as RM, a South Korean rapper, songwriter and record producer and also the leader of Korean boy group BTS who is concerned with protecting and preserving the natural environment.

The seedlings were planted by the local community of forest guards, which forms part of their main livelihood (on top of protection and conservation of the 9000 hectares of the Laguna Quezon Land Grant, including nursery management) – recognizing the critical role local communities play in monitoring and maintaining the effectiveness of our joint reforestation efforts.  Every tree planted also contributes to the Greening Sierra Madre program managed by the UPLB, which aims to  nurture nature and strengthen our remaining primary and secondary forests in the Philippines.

Given that our environment faces the increasingly threatening effects of deforestation and climate change – from catastrophic mudslides and flash floods, to the encroachment of unsustainable agricultural practices – more private, public and NGO partnerships are needed to engage the community in the conservation and protection of our biodiversity assets within the ecosystem services that we all benefit from. Restoring our forests also helps extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, increase biodiversity, prevent soil erosion, and provide livelihood sources and cover for other animals, aside from lowering atmospheric temperatures. 

Seedlings Planted: 100 Malaruhat + 100 Bani (native to the area from our community nursery).

  • Teotimo B. Argete
  • Deraño G. Alawas
  • Mark Louie R. Balino
  • Niel M. Asutilla
  • Roger Glipo
  • Joel Velina

Several members of Kim Namjoon PH donated to make this initiative possible:

  • Renilda Lahing
  • Xanthe Pajiji
  • Leona Joy Alvez
  • Eugene Grava

Kim Namjoon PH 2021 Tree-Planting Site (Google Earth)

Photo Journal with GPS Coordinates

About Kim 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 previously organized projects including PH Flag Ocean during the Wings Tour concert in Manila, One Love Namjoon Project for RM’s birthday (2017) and Plant Today, Save Tomorrow Tree Planting (2018).

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