Environmental news from Ngeremlengui state, on Wednesday, Lukes Isechal, Steven Victor and Elbuchel Sadang resumed assisting the Ngeremlengui Management Plan. Members of the Ngeremlengui Management Planning Team are Governors Wilson Ongos, Speaker Thomas Taro and members of the Ngeremlengui State Legislature, Abby Rdialul and Sisca Vogt from Ngermlengui Public Land Authority, Principal Patricia Franz from Ngeremlengui Elementary School and the Council of Chiefs of Ngeremlengui. The team continues to review the draft plan and will return to meet again on Wednesday March 7. The venue for the meeting is at PICRC at 6pm. Governor Ongos requested for Alan Olsen from the Belau National Museum to make a presentation on bird count of the Ngermeskang Bird Sanctuary, and Mark Defley of the US Natural Resources Conservation Service speak about the creation of hiking trails and tour guide training in conservation areas. The purpose of these meetings and revision of the draft Ngeremlengui Management Plan is to produce a permanent plan to guide the state government manage their 5 conservation areas.
On behalf of the Board, management, staff of PCS, I thank the Palau Royal Resort for their 2nd cash donation to PCS within this year. On the right of the picture is Mr. Katsuhito Yamane presenting the donation to Mr. Elbuchel Sadang of PCS.
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