LGU-MALITBOG,BUKIDNON SIGNS MOA ON FLUP WITH DENR 10

To effectively manage and develop their timberland areas, the Local Government Unit of Malitbog, Bukidnon signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) on the creation of the Municipal Forest Land Use Plan (FLUP) on May 22 in the said Municipality.

The approved FLUP through the MOA will serve as the main basis of the DENR 10, LGU-Malitbog and other stakeholders, for the promotion and processing of various instruments for closing open access regimes in forests and forestlands. 

Malitbog Mayor Osmundo N. dela Rosa appreciates the effort of the DENR 10 headed by OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot for the all-out support in the realization of the signing of the MOA on the FLUP in his Municipality.

Regional Director Edwin B. Andot in behalf of the department expressed his sincerity in partnering with LGU-Malitbog and emphasized his gratitude to the local officials headed by Mayor dela Rosa for giving importance and support to the DENR projects in their area.

He also assures Mayor dela Rosa that DENR will provide technical assistance in forest land use planning that may provide necessary data, maps, participation in FLUP training modules, capacity building, cross visits and practicum related works.

As agreed in the MOA regular meetings shall be chaired by the municipal Mayor and co-Chaired by the concerned CENRO Officer of DENR-10 to determine the progress of activities. Both parties were committed to jointly support and contribute to participate in the preparartion, validation approval , legitimization, and implementation of the FLUP of the Municipality.

The signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on the Forest Land Use Plan was witnessed by Vice-Mayor Cindy Aritrangco, members of Sangguniang Bayan of Malitbog, DENR-Bukidnon OIC, Provincial Officer Vergilino Alima and Forester Virgilio Batocael, the OIC Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer of CENRO-Manolo Fortich.

In another development, DENR 10, OIC Regional Director Edwin B. Andot attended the 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 on May 25 in the municipality of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental.

Balingasag Mayor and Chairperson of the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance (MBDA) Marietta Roa-Abogado personally thanked DENR, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot for the support extended to the 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 activity. She welcomed all DENR programs and projects that can benefit not only to the people of Balingasag but also for the members of the Alliance as a whole.  

RD Andot in his response, acknowledged the MBDA, fisherfolks and other stakeholders for the success of the  2nd Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 and pledged support to the programs of MBDA and recognized the partnership of MBDA with DENR in the conservation and protection of our coastal areas particularly the marine resources.

He also called on local chief executives member of the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance, fisherfolks and other organizations to help the DENR locate areas where to establish mangrove plantation for their livelihood. He said the department had allocated funds for the program from the start of the mangroves propagule planting including the maintenance for the next three years. Interested parties are adviced to visit the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) for proper documentation of the area, he added.

The 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 activity was simultaneously celebrated with the Ocean and Fisherfolk Month celebration spearheaded by the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance (MBDA) and the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. (DENR-RSCIS PR # 06-172-2017)

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DENR 10 CULMINATES ENVIRONMENT MONTH WITH AWARDING OF WINNERS OF ADVOCACY CONTESTS

Winners of photography and documentary contests sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 were honored during the culmination program of the Environment Month on June 30 in Cagayan de Oro City.

According to OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot the contests were aimed to inculcate in the minds of the public the responsibility of caring for Mother Earth.  He said this year’s contests include Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Video Documentary Contest for local government units (LGUs) and DENR offices and ENR Photo Essay Contest for Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices.  The Environmental Management Bureau, Region 10 (EMB 10) also conducted a Photography Competition.

He stressed that this year’s theme of the Environment Month “Connecting People to Nature” reminds us to take time to commune with nature and be responsible stewards of God’s creation.  He thanked the LGUs and other partners for their participation to the Environment Month activities.

Director Andot with OIC, Assistant Regional Director Belen O. Daba awarded the prizes to the winners. The LGU of Nunungan, Lanao del Norte represented by Mayor Marcos Mamay received a Certificate of Recognition and P5,000 as first prize winner of the ENR Video Documentary Contest for LGUs.  The second place went to LGU of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental and third place went to LGU-Bacolod, Lanao del Norte.  The winners received a Certificate of Recognition and cash prize of P3,000 and P1,000 for the 2nd and 3rd prize, respectively.

For the ENR Video Documentary Contest for DENR offices, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Misamis Oriental emerged as first place, 2nd place – PENRO-Misamis Occidental and 3rd place – Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Region 10 (MGB 10).  All winners received Certificate of Recognition with the 1st place – P5,000, 2nd place – P3,000 and 3rd place – P1,000, respectively.

The photo essay contest winners are 1st place – Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) – Initao, Misamis Oriental,  second place – CENRO-Valencia and third place – CENRO-Oroquieta City.  Each winner received a Certificate of Recognition and P5,000, P3,000 and P1,000, respectively.

The winners of the EMB 10 Photography Competition are first place – Jhun Rey Nale,  second place – Kim Rochie Lumban and third place – Raphael P. Uy.  Each winner received a Plaque of Recognition and cash prize of P6,000, P3,000 and P2,000, respectively.

A Pista sa Nayon with contest on dancing ball, egg relay and maria went to town played by DENR teams from the Management Services, Technical Services, Environmental Management Bureau and Mines and Geosciences Bureau was conducted followed by a “boodle fight.”

The DENR spearheads the celebration of Environment Month in June per Presidential Proclamation 237 signed in 1988 by then President Corazon C. Aquino. The Environment Month celebration was opened with a Thanksgiving Mass, tree growing, Information, Education and Community – School Visits at Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School and Cagayan de Oro National High School, sportsfest, among others.  The EMB 10 and MGB 10 participated in the celebration of Environment Month at the regional office of DENR 10.  This year the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau – Forest and Timber Resources Research Center led by its Center Head Conrado B. Marquez joined the sportsfest. (RSCIS # 07-236-2017)

 

 

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DENR 10-LGU TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (more...)

MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2017. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (standing) encourages the participants of the Regional Management Conference (more...)

MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2017. DENR 10 OIC, Assistant Regional Director Belen O. Daba (standing) shares insights during the Regional Management Conference (more...)

IEC SCHOOL VISIT. A total of 56 senior high school students of Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School attended the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) - School Visit on June 20, 2017 in Cagayan de Oro City (more...)

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno (center) and DENR 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (left) sign the Memorandum of Partnership Agreement on the roles and responsibilities of both parties (more...)

DENR 10 RETIREES GET TOGETHER. DENR 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot represented by OIC, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Belen O. Daba (9th from right) with lawyer Florenda Lamason – Yap (8th from right) (more...)

CLEAN-UP ACTIVITY. Equipped with rakes, sacks, dustpans and broomsticks, employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 10 and Environmental Management Bureau Region 10 come together for the clean-up/ adopt an estero activity held at the drainage canal fronting DENR Regional Office on June 24, 2017. (more...)

ENVIRONMENT MONTH CULMINATION 2017. Winners of the Environmental Management Bureau, Region 10 (EMB 10) Photography Competition pose with DENR 10 officials headed by OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (4th from right) (more...)

ENVIRONMENT MONTH CULMINATION 2017. DENR 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (left) awards the first prize winner of the Environment and Natural Resources Video Documentary Contest for DENR offices to PENRO-Misamis Oriental represented by PENR Officer Aldrich Resma. (more...)

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION MIDYEAR ASSESSMENT FY 2017. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 10 Assistant Regional Director for Management Service Paquito D. Melicor, Jr. encourages employees (more...)

AKSYON PARA SA AMBISYON. Employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 10 with the leadership of OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (3rd from right) attends the “Aksyon para sa Ambisyon” (more...)

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