MSU Constituents Plant Trees to Beautify Campus and to Save the Planet
by Nasrimah R. Sampaco
As one way of protecting and giving back to the planet, constituents of Mindanao State University-Marawi planted yellow and pink flowering trees on September 12, 2019 at 1st Street, Golf Course, MSU, Marawi City for the second time. This was through the collaborative efforts of the Office of the President, the Physical Plant Division, the University Library, and the Philippine Civil Service Commission-Field Office Lanao Sur.
According to Director Elin Anisha C. Guro of the University Library and a well-known eco-warrior, this initiative is another way of saving lives. She also said that the activitiy was not just for the sake of the environment, but for the students as well by providing them beautiful ambiance.
“One of these days, we want to see you (MSU constituents especially the students) reading under one of the yellow and pink flowering trees that we planted to inspire you more on your studies,”
Director Elin Anisha C. Guro
MSU System President Habib Watamama Macaayong, DPA is also a strong advocate of environmental conservation and development. In fact, it is one of the goals of the University to strengthen and sustain its extension services by valuing socio-cultural, political and environmental safeguards. “Let us make this world a more beautiful place for generations to come,” he said.
The trees were anticipated to grow at approximately 30 feet tall and bloom resembling Japan’s cherry blossom illuminating Golf Course grounds with its pale pinkish and golden yellow flowers where everyone may enjoy its iconic lush view in the future.