Pawikan Festival Environmental Forum, honing young minds to protect the sea turtles.

Provincial Government of Bataan thru the Provincial Tourism Office and Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PGENRO) conducted the Environmental Forum in Elementary Schools such as Pantalan Luma and Pantalan Bago in Orani, Calaguiman and Lalawigan in Samal, Luz and Kitang in Limay, Sto. Nino Biaan and Bayview in Mariveles.

PGENRO and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) lecturers discussed the information on how to identify a pawikan. They mentioned and showed an alarming situation on the decreasing number of the sea turtles such as habitat destruction, dynamite explosion in oceans, and more.

The forum culminated in a fun and exciting games for the students such as question and answer portion, puzzle game, and Pinoy Henyo.

The objective of the Environmental Forum is to create an awareness on environmental protection to further help save the marine ecosystem.

Photo Courtesy of Ms. Jai Manalili of PGENRO - Bataan

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