Here's to trees!
Students of St Jago Cathedral Prep Najae Palomino (left) and Ronaldinho Forbes transplant a Christmas palm from a flower pot to the edge of the school's football field, recently. Fellow student Malik Urquhart, Member of Parliament for St Catherine Eastern Denise Daley, shovel in hand, watch over them. The tree planting was part of the requirements under the Lasco Releaf Environmental Awareness Programme (REAP) run by Rootz Underground. (PHOTOS: COURTESY ST JAGO PREP)
Holding self-made posters high, these students of St Jago Cathedral Prep the importance of trees in controlling temperature and climate, keeping the air clean, supporting the soil, bringing rain and providing food and shelter for wildlife.