Journalists from different mass media of Guatemala participated in a fieldtrip to tree nurseries, forests, and mangroves at the coastal line of Suchitepequez on Thursday and Friday of last week.

The National Institute of Forests INAB coordinated the visit. Journalists from Nuestro Diario, Azteca Guate, Mi Canal, Diario de Centro America, Canal de Gobierno, TN23, Comando Informativo, Visión Rural, and Republica GT joined along the specialists of INAB, ICC, CONAP, and community leaders of the region.

During the trip, journalists learned more about mangroves, the importance of conserving and protecting them, as well as the efforts to recover mangroves. They also visited the tree nursery in San Marcos Niza; and the reforested areas with Teak, Eucalypt, Cedar and other species that were planted along with the community.

The visit lasted two days.

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