As a prelude to the celebration of Philippine Arbor Day (June 25), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Office through the Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Group (RSCIG) together with Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Palo, distributed 600 yakal seedlings for free to over a hundred recipients on June 24. Along with the seedlings, ecobags, cloth masks, tumblers and mugs were also freely given, to promote the use of eco-friendly products and ditch the use of single use plastics.