BMA organises tree planting activity in celebration of National Father’s Day and Thai Environment Day.
published : 5 Dec 2021 at 08:00
Pol Gen Aswin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) invites the public to celebrate special moments on National Father’s Day on December 5 and Thai Environment Day on December 4 via by joining the tree planting activity organised by BMA. To be held at Khok Nong Na Organic Farming Learning Center, Thawi Watthana district, on December 3, 2021, the tree planting activity aims to express love and loyalty to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, as well as help to cultivate national awareness for the integrity of national resource and environmental sustainability.
On this special occasion, the Department of Environment will be planting 200 rosy trumpet trees, a perennially-blooming species that can grow massive in size and is capable of withstanding extreme weather, diseases and pests. As they reach maturity, they also become magnificent shade trees.
The planting activity will be held on a 15-rai area that belongs to Khok Nong Na Organic Farming Learning Center whose other key segments comprise fields for rice, flowers, herbs, and vegetables for educational purposes. Mushroom greenhouse, cultivation of earthworms, bio-fermented water, fishes, shells, and poultry farming, along with other local trees for conservation purposes, are compartmentalised within the site soon to be opened for public recreation and as a knowledge centre.