To re-equip field personnel on the implementation of their respective duties and responsibilities, the Department of Evironment and Natural Resources, Region 10 conducted a two-day training to Rank & File and Newly Appointed Personnel on the updated and revised DENR Policies, Laws, Rules and Regulations on June 20-21 in Cagayan de Oro City.

The two-day training on DENR Policies, Laws, Rules and Regulations was spearheaded by the Enforcement Division to increase the capability of field personnel as frontliners in their respective areas of responsibility.

Regional Director Edwin B. Andot in his message challenged participants to take advantage on the opportunities provided by the department to enhance their capabilities through seminars and learning events and value the learnings on trainings like this. He also thanked Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Belen Daba and the Enforcement Division and other facilitators behind the success of the activity.

DENR ARD Belen O. Daba acknowledged the leadership of DENR 10 Regional Director Edwin B. Andot for the support on the two-day event and encouraged the participants to apply the knowledge the learned especially in the accomplishment of targets.

Resource persons of the two-day event include ARD Belen Daba on the Implementation of the National Greening Program; Atty. Michael Ban Pacuribot on the Presidential Decree 705 (Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines) and (DENR Administrative Order 97-32); Forester Roel Dahonog on Republic Act 9147 (RA 9147) “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act” ; Sarah Chacon on the Issuance of Patent and Foreshore Management;  and Forester Fidel Gamos on the  implementation of Community Based Forest Management, creation of Forest Land Used Plan and Water Management Plan. Other lecturers were Engr. Daniel Belderol on Republic Act 7942 (Philippine Mining Act of 1995); Engr. Eldemero Gochuco on Republic Act 6969 (Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Waste Control Act); Samih Alonto on Republic Act 9003 (Solid Waste Management Act of 2000); Forester Mercedita Barbarona on Coastal Marine Resources; Forester Rico Jebulan on LAWIN Forest and Biodiversity Protection System and the Chain Saw Act; Special Investigator Gerald V. Rosabal on Executive Order 23 (EO 23) and DENRO Deputation; Forester Paulyn Laranjo on the importance of Biodiversity and Cristine Camba on the NIPAS Act of 1992 (RA 7586). (RSCIS, PR No. 06-187-2017)



The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 10 –Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), Ozamiz City apprehended one Yellow-Crested Cockatoo and male and female Silver Pheasants at Ozamiz City Port Area on August 22, 2017.

Two suspicious individuals carried the wildlife species in the port area placed inside the two-cage boxes and were later abandoned after the Philippine Coast Guard-Ozamiz City halted them for inspection. The Philippine Coast Guard officers confiscated the items and turned-over to CENRO Ozamiz City for appropriate action. 

The Yellow-Crested Cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea) (upper photo) is a large white parrot with a dark grey-black bill, a distinctive sulphur-yellow crest and a yellow wash on the underside of the wings. On the other hand, the Silver Pheasant (Lophura nycthemera) species are often found in forests, mainly in mountains. Male Silver Pheasant (below photo, left) is adorned with white, long, patterned tail and black dropping crest on its crown while the female Silver Pheasant (below photo, right) is olive brown with black-tipped crest. Both wildlife species are exotic and categorized as critically endangered and least concern species, respectively.

Pursuant to Republic Act 9147 or the “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act”, the seized wildlife species under the category of endangered and critically-endangered species without corresponding authorization documents in the act of trade, transport and possession should be confiscated by the government.

The said wildlife species were turned-over by CENRO Ozamiz City to DENR 10- Wildlife Rescue Center for custody on August 23, 2017. RSCIS No. 09-283-2017

Photo Releases

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...)

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 10 OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot (inset photo) encourages the Wood Processing Plant Permit (WPPP) holders/operators in Region 10 (more...)

IEC ON WATER USE REGULATION. To educate key stakeholders in the processing of Water Permit Application and Water Use Regulation, municipal planning and development officers from the Local Government Units of Region 10 (more...)

PEOPLE'S DAY. CENRO- Don Carlos personnel joins with the local community of Barangay Maican, Damulog, Bukidnon headed by Barangay Chairperson Mary Jean Ruiz, barangay Officials, Maican Elementary School teachers headed by Principal Marilou Bacus (more...)

LEARNING EVENT ON NEWS WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO PRODUCTION. Information Officers from the Regional, Provincial and Community Offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 learn the basic of Video Production during the Learning Event on Newswriting, Photography and Video Production in Cagayan de Oro City on July 26-28, 2017.  

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...)

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...)

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...)

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