Capricorn District Municipality joined the country in celebrating Arbor Week last week. The district municipality in collaboration with Polokwane Local Municipality donated trees to various schools in the district as part of Promoting Environmental Development and also assisted the district in Reducing the efforts of Climate Change.
The schools collected the plants at Polokwane Municipality Nursery in Ladanna. This was part of the Disaster Risk Management School Support program.
The schools, both primary and secondary that received the trees were Phala, Senwabarwana, Sephala, Morotse, Rapoho, Tloukolobe, Rampo, Newlook, Ramohlakana, Khaiso, NgwanaMohube, Radira and Komane.CDM continues to celebrate Arbor month focusing on donating trees for schools. Today, the Municipality through the environmental management services and disaster management, donated five indigenous trees to Radira Secondary school at Ga-Monyebodi in Blouberg Local Municipality.
Arbor week is celebrated annually during the month of September. This year's National Arbor Month is coordinated under the theme: “Forest Restoration: A path to recovery and well-being”.
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