Mangrove preservation success

A file image of volunteers from local communities planting some of the 5,000 mangrove saplings at the planting site in the Teluk Rubiah Forest Reserve.

THE FRIENDS of Kuala Gula Mangrove organisation, or Sahabat Hutan Bakau Kuala Gula (SHBKG), commemorated its 10th anniversary by planting 5,000 mangrove saplings at 3ha of degraded land in Teluk Rubiah Forest Reserve last Saturday.

The event, which saw the participation of 200 volunteers from local communities, schools, government agencies and the private sector, was officiated by Bagan Serai MP Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali.

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