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45 Macao and Zhuhai families plant trees to celebrate China's Arbor Day

2022-03-15 16:03:19
source:Source: newsgd.com

On March 12th, 45 families from Macao and Zhuhai planted saplings in Hengqin's Ecological Park (横琴生态泽园) to celebrate the first Arbor Day in the Guangdong-Macao in-depth cooperation zone in Hengqin since its establishment.

This event attracted more than 100 participators. "My daughter really enjoyed the whole process. This event is a great opportunity to educate kids about the importance of protecting environment," said Miss Zhao, who lives in Hengqin.

“This is the first time that people from Macao and Hengqin plant trees together in the cooperation zone.” Macao citizen, Mr. Xu shared his joy. “We are willing to contribute to the protection of nature in Hengqin, as it has become our shared home. There are also many similar activities during Green Week in Macao, I hope that more families from Hengqin could join us.”   

In addition to planting trees, a series of online campaigns were also launched allowing participants to plant virtual trees and learn knowledge of ecological environment of wetland in Hengqin and endangered species.

Hosted by the Bureau of Urban Planning and Construction of the in-depth cooperation zone in Hengqin, this event was meant to expand green space in urban area so as to provide a more comfortable living environment for every resident in Hengqin.