House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo planted a Lunas Bundok tree in Brgy. Villa Maria in Porac, Pampanga. She took part in the tree planting activity held by the Civil Service Commission in celebration of its 118th anniversary, with the theme ‘Lingkod Bayani: Kilos Para sa Kalikasan.’ In her message, Speaker Arroyo highlighted that forest protection and rehabilitation would be beneficial to the country’s environment, food security, and even tourism. She further noted that if ever the mining industry enters Pampanga, it should be ensured that responsible mining will be practiced. With her were Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda, Porac Mayor Conrado dela Cruz, Porac Vice Mayor Dexter Albert David, CSC Chairman Alicia dela Rosa-Bala, and DENR Asec. Joselin Marcus Fragada, among others.