Daily Star logoTop Stories

Bacolod City, Philippines Saturday, April 14, 2018
Front Page
Star Business
Star Life
People & Events

Century-old trees to be cut


Three century-old Acacia trees in Sibulan have been identified as hazardous and dangerous to lives and limbs, and the municipal government recently requested the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to cut and prune theirs.

Iris Indira Requiron-Puspus, Sibulan senior administrative officer III said the town was granted permit to cut the three trees by the DENR national office that was valid for 50 days in February 2018, that it was received March 2 by the mayor’s office.

The acacia trees to be cut have a total gross volume of 28.91 cubic meters and a net volume of 20.24 cubic meters, while a fourth one, located along the roads of Poblacion and Cangmating in Sibulan, near the police station, will be pruned.

All the procedures have been undertaken, one of which is for the LGU to replace the trees to be cut with 300 seedlings of indigenous tree species to be donated to the DENR in support of the National Greening Program and climate change initiatives of the government.*JG


back to top

Front Page | Opinion | Business | Sports
Star Life | People & Events| Archives | Advertise
Top Stories
Button‘ConCom sees merits of one Negros region’
ButtonJoin Panaad fun today, guv urges
ButtonThree fathers get life terms for drugs sale
ButtonComelec warns candidates vs. premature campaigning
ButtonFor St. Therese: ‘Prayers for second chances’
ButtonMultiple murder raps readied vs. NPA men
ButtonAFP chief bids farewell
ButtonDengue deaths 7
ButtonTask force rounds up 40 Badjaos in Bacolod
ButtonSU official elected to UMAP
ButtonCentury-old trees to be cut
ButtonSibulan to implement Discipline Zone project