Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns and Supervising Undersecretary of the Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service (SCIS) Benny D. Antiporda (left) bestows to the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) represented by its Corporate Affairs Specialist III Arnold Aldaba (right) the prestigious Kamagong Award during the Recognition of Volunteers held in celebration of the National Volunteer Month on December 15 at the DENR Central Office. The award was given to LBP as the organization that exhibits unwavering support to the agency’s environmental advocacies through long-term commitment in volunteerism. Aldaba, on the other hand, received the Masigasig Award, for his efforts in linking LBP’s environmental programs with the DENR. LBP partnered with the DENR in the implementation of the Gawad Sibol (Adopt-A-Watershed) Program since 2006. The program pursues the environmental rehabilitation of open and degraded wastershed areas through tree planting.###