Marianas Variety, Friday, November 17, 2006
DLNR, volunteers to plant more trees at Wing Beach
By Emmanuel T. Erediano
Variety News Staff
THE forestry division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources will plant more native trees along Wing Beach in Tanapag on Saipan.
The activity is part of the joint efforts of DLNR, Beautify CNMI! and the Mariana Islands Nature Alliance in rehabilitating the island’s coastal areas.
On Saturday, DLNR-forestry will plant nonak, panalo, putting, breadfruit and daok trees along the roadway.
MINA secretary Kathy Yuknavage said the plants are all native to the Marianas and beneficial to wildlife species.
MINA volunteers are among those who will take part in the tree planting activity.
The group aims to create a wildlife habitat in the area.
Joining the volunteers on Saturday are staffers of the Marianas Resort.
MINA, with the help of the Coastal Resource Management Office and other government agencies, has been able to start the rehabilitation of Obyan Beach located on the southern coast of the island.