GEOTAGGING AND GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) TRAINING FOR PAMANA PROGRAM FOREST PROTECTION OFFICERS IN REGION 10

To effectively implement the roles and responsibilities in the protection and conservation of our natural resources, the Forest Management Bureau (FMB) of the DENR, Central Office and the DENR, Region 10 conducted a three-day Geotagging and Global Positioning System (GPS) Training to Forest Protection Officers hired under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) Program on November 28 to December 1 in Cagayan de Oro City.

The activity is in line with the DENR and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) program to provide livelihood assistance to people in the hinterlands. The OPAPP came up with the list of persons to be included as forest protection officers funded by the DENR. As forest protection officers, they were tasked to implement and help regular DENR personnel to protect their respective areas of responsibility.

DENR 10 Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable lauded the FMB team for spearheading the training to enhance the capabilities of forest protection officers and calls on participants to be equipped with knowledge and adopt the new normal that the department is implementing in their respective projects. He also asked participants to do their job well and as partners of the OPAPP and DENR that aims for the betterment of our people and protection of our natural resources.

Forester Joybert Mijares of FMB thanked Regional Director Adorable and encouraged the participants to internalize all teachings learned in the Geotagging and Global Positioning System (GPS) Training and collaborate their previous learnings on Forest Laws, Rules and Regulations.

Topics discussed during the three-day training were Introduction to Geo-tagging; Requirements for Geo-tagging; Use of GPS status, OruxMap and Photaf apps; Quality Control for Geo-tagged photos; How to download geo-tagged data; and Oruxmap data to PC and How to download data from GPS to PC using BaseCamp. (RPAO MR No. 12-419-2017)

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DENR 10 IMPLEMENTS DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2018 – 18

Aside from accomplishing all targets for FY 2018, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Executive Director (RED) Arleigh J. Adorable called on officials to support new policies of the Department during the 4th Regional Management Conference in Malaybalay City on September 25 – 28.

Regional Executive Director Adorable said regional officials should ensure the smooth implementation of Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2018 – 18 signed by Secretary Roy A. Cimatu on August 15, 2018. The Order establishes a centralized coordinative mechanism at the regional offices of DENR, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB).

The participants of the 4th Regional Management Conference were officials from the regional office of DENR including Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers, division chiefs and other staff, EMB and MGB.

The management conference was conducted to review and assess implementation of programs/projects for this year. The programs include the Enhanced National Greening Program, Clean Air, Clean Water and other priority programs of Secretary Cimatu.

Under DAO No. 2018 – 18, the DENR Regional Director is designated as the Regional Executive Director and shall have over-all command of regional operations to enforce environmental laws, rules and regulations. The RED is given the authority to supervise the Regional Office of the EMB and MGB.

As stipulated in the DAO, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) shall act as the field commander in their respective area of jurisdiction, under the supervision of the RED.

RED Adorable said the Department will capacitate the field officials to enable them to efficiently discharge their new duties and responsibilities.

Meanwhile, the Department will soon recognize efforts to save rivers from pollution and other threats through the Recognizing Individuals/Institutions towards Vibrant and Enhanced Rivers (RIVERs) for Life Award.

The national search will award PENROs and CENROs who effectively implement in their areas of responsibility environmental laws and the agency’s initiatives to protect and conserve rivers. The first batch of awardees will be conducted from July to December and will be on a semi-annual basis. #TayoAngKalikasan
RSCIS # 10-261-2018

Photo Releases

3RD MINDANAO PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT BOARD (PAMB) NETWORK CONFERENCE. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (left) delivers the message of DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu to the 48 strong and active Protected Area managers and members in Mindanao during the opening program of the 3rd Mindanao Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) Network Conference on September 18-20 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

RD MINDANAO PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT BOARD (PAMB) NETWORK CONFERENCE. In behalf of DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (left) and DENR 12 Regional Executive Director Nilo B. Tamoria (right) administer (more...)

4TH REGIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable shares some insights (more...)

4TH REGIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (center) accepts the Manual of DENR 10 Enhanced National Greening Program (ENGP) Database from Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Management Services Felix S. Mirasol. Jr. (more...)

4TH REGIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (left) visits the display of products from the various People’s Organizations under the Community-Based Forest Management Program in Bukidnon during the 4th Regional Management Conference on September 25-28, 2018 in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.

Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. (2nd from right), Assistant Regional Director for Management Services of DENR 10 accepts his Certificate of Recognition as Regional Winner of the 2018 Search for Outstanding Government Workers under Civil Service Commissions Pagasa Award. (more...)

ADR PRACTICUM. DENR 10 Legal Division Chief Lawyer Florenda Lamason-Yap (right photo) expresses gratitude to the participants for their full cooperation and support to the conduct of the Practicum/Internship of the Prospective Alternative Dispute Resolution Officers (ADROs) on September 16-22, 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

ADR PRACTICUM. DENR-Legal Affairs Services OIC, Director Lawyer Norlito A. Eneran congratulates participants for successfully completing the Practicum/Internship of the Prospective Alternative Dispute Resolution Officers (ADROs) on September 16-22, 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

LAWIN FOREST AND BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION SYSTEM. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable reminds data managers and forest patrollers to be truthful in the things they report to the (more...)

LAWIN FOREST AND BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION SYSTEM. Data managers and forest patrollers run through the features of the upgraded LAWIN Forest and Biodiversity Protection System database on October 2-4, 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

IEC CARAVAN. Engr. Janice Omac (seated, 2nd from right) of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office of Valencia City attends to queries of a resident from Barangay Lumbayao regarding land matters during the two-day Information and Services Caravan in Valencia City and Quezon, Bukidnon. (more...)

IEC CARAVAN. Barangay residents of Barangay Lumbayao with Narra and Lambiloan seedlings and information flyers they acquired for free from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office of DENR 10 and Environmental Management Bureau during the Regional Development Council X, Communication and Advocacy Program-SubCommittee (RDC X, CAP-SC) Information and Services Caravan in Valencia City and Quezon, Bukidnon. #TayoAngKalikasan (RSCIS MR No. 10-284-2018)

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