"Sun (Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City"; Taiyo Oil organizes the 7th Forest Regeneration Volunteer Activity
Taiyo Oil organized "Sun (Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City", the 7th Forest Regeneration Volunteer Activity on Saturday April 25 in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture.
Taiyo Oil remains committed to education about forest preservation and to undertaking activities that promote living together with nature.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
“Sun (Taiyo)-nurtured Forest of Imabari City” (Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture)
Taiyo Oil employees and their families, including new entrants and senior members (68 persons in total, including 13 children)
Planting work: Planted approximately 200 broadleaf trees for creating a multi-layered forest
Work for protecting tress from damage caused by wildlife: Placed protective material (Phyto Shelters) in order to protect trees from feeding damage caused by sika deer.
Disaster Survival training － making fires using natural materials from the surrounding and matches without any ignition agent and cooked rice and survival bread using empty cans
Woodworking workshop － making small chairs from Imabari-harvested cedar
Vine craft workshop － making baskets from vines
Shiitake mushroom planting － planting of shiitake mushrooms on logs
Deepening friendships with local residents of Imabari City
9:05 Departure from Shikoku Operations (via three pick-up points)
10:10 Arrival at activities site
10:15 Opening ceremony
10:30 – 11:50 Cutting/branch lopping
11:50 – 12:50 Lunch
12:50 – 14:50 Workshops
14:50 – 15:00 Closing ceremony
15:00 Depart activities site (via three drop-off points)
16:00 Arrive at Shikoku Operations, disperse