The Royal Forest Department everyone to join activities for the National Day of Plants and Trees in honour of the Queen Mother and introduced staff safeguarding trees. The Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Mr. Sunan Arunnopparat chaired an opening ceremony of the National Day of Plants and Trees 2014.
The event, taking place in a forest of Ban Huay Hin Phlerng Community of Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi, was also attended by the Director General of the Royal Forest Department Dr. Theeraphat Prayunsit, the Phetchaburi Governor Mr. Monthien Thongnit, chief officers of the Royal Forest Department and local people. The participants planted more trees in the 20- Rai forest area which is a rehabilitation project of the forest ecosystem.
The Royal Forest Department introduced to the participants to tree doctors who are responsible for taking care of major trees in the forest. Scholarships were awarded to students with excellent learning achievement and some funds for management of community forest were given to representatives of local people in the Tha Yang District. On the National Day of Plants and Trees in Thailand, the Royal Forest Department would like Thai people to plants more trees and take care of them as trees promote good living condition for people worldwide.