Thanks to the strategic alliance between the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF) and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, to which also incorporated Carabineros de Chile, neighbors of the population count from Corvallis today trees that contribute to the improvement of square environment Teniente Merino sector, which were planted by the directors of the three institutions.





The symbolic act was attended by the Chief of Police Zone II, General Alfonso Muñoz Medina, the Regional Ministerial Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Juan Gonzalo Godoy, and the Regional Director of the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF), Jorge Retamal; well as neighborhood leaders and delegations from schools in Japan and Ecological Republic Humberto Gonzalez.



For its part, the Housing and Urban Seremi stressed that intervention in the sector MINVU Corvallis, through its Neighborhood Development program has enabled residents to have a remodeled square whose second phase will begin soon, and a improved social venue, the work currently underway and information center will also be put into operation. These works, executed through the SERVIU now be added the planting of trees, "because we believe that these initiatives contribute to improving the quality of life of neighbors."


Referring to the projections of the Urban Reforestation Program, which is part of the delivery of the trees in the population sector known Antofagasta, the regional director of the forestry agency said that "we want to educate our neighbors environmentally, this is a great challenge we want to do with all the living forces of our region. Planting a tree is to plant life. This simple sentence takes great strength today, at a time when concern for preserving and improving the planet has been a growing force, "he said.

In the same terms expressed the police authority, who said "we are enthusiastic about these initiatives because it helps to improve the landscape of the city and improve the environment. Moreover it is a place that has great symbolism for our institution ".













The president of the neighborhood council of the population, Minerva Veliz and the president of Neighborhood Development Council, Ernesto Fuentes, also assessed the contribution of the institutions involved in the donation and planting of tree species, pledging to maintain their care and encourage children and young people to continue the spread of urban forestry program.