Anchored on the theme : “Beat Plastic Pollution,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) leads the celebration of Environment Month this June.

DENR 10 Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable disclosed that the month-long celebration aims to promote environmental awareness and participation among the various sectors of society. This is also in consonance to Presidential Proclamation 237 which mandates the yearly celebration of Environment Month in June to protect, enhance and develop our environment, he said.

Information, Education and Communication (IEC) on the celebration will be undertaken through multi-media and interpersonal approach. The activities include Environmental Symposium on June 20 and Environmental Quiz Show on June 29 for students and Environmental Quiz Bee for DENR employees on June 25.

To showcase high school students concern for the environment through artwork, an On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest will be conducted on June 26. A photo contest among DENR 10 offices aimed to increase the level of knowledge of stakeholders of the various programs of DENR will reel off on June 25 to 29.

Green Film Festival on June 29 at SM Cinemas will also be supported by the regional office. Youth organizations and students shall be invited to watch environment-related films during the Green Festival.

The regional office is sponsoring a Donate a Book Project to gather books from employees and stakeholders to be given to public schools in the region. Plastic Innovation, a contest on recycling of plastics will test the creativity of DENR 10 personnel will be spearheaded by the Administrative Division.

To promote health and wellness, Larong Pinoy will be conducted regionwide on June 5 and DENR 10 will celebrate the DENR Anniversary on June 8 through a Family Day and a talent search, DENR Got Talent. The DENR Anniversary is celebrated every June 10 through Executive Order No. 192.

An Open House which will serve as a venue for People’s organizations and other stakeholders to display and sell their products will be undertaken on June 26 to 29 at the regional office.

Culminating activities of the Environment Month include a Thanksgiving Mass, program with the grand finals of the DENR Got Talent and awarding of prizes to winners of different contests. The raffle draw of the Environment and Natural Resources Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (ENREMCO) will also be conducted on June 29.

Aside from the Environment Month celebration, the DENR 10 will spearhead the celebration of Philippine Eagle Week from June 4 to 10 with a photo exhibit at the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon and other IEC activities to encourage communities and individuals to help protect our national bird, the Philippine Eagle.

The DENR 10 joins the celebration of Coral Triangle Day on June 9 to foster protection and conservation of this natural treasure. The event is celebrated in countries in the Coral Triangle region - Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. This year the DENR 10 will undertake a coastal clean-up at Barangay Bayabas, Cagayan de Oro City and distribution of Marine Protected Area (MPA) marker buoys to support the maintenance and protection of established MPAs in Eastern Iligan Bay.

In celebration of Arbor Day youth groups with other stakeholders are scheduled to participate in a tree growing at Malasag, Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City on June 23 and a mangrove clean-up and replanting will also be conducted at Bonbon, Cagayan de Oro City on June 27. By virtue of Proclamation No. 369, Arbor Day is celebrated every 25th of June in the Philippines. #TayoAngKalikasan (RPAO # 05-154-2018)



To strengthen the promotion of environmental awareness and advocacy support to the youth, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 10 through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Lanao del Norte conducted a Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O) Technical Visit and Information, Education and Communication (IEC) School Caravan on November 21, 2018 in Lanao del Norte National Comprehensive High School, Baroy and Geronima Cabrera National High School, Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte, respectively.

In behalf of DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable, Chief, Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Section Lina D. Calvez shared the importance and the role of youth in protecting and conserving the environment. She also thanked the students and teachers who supported the activity.

A total of 200 students, teachers, and DENR personnel attended the activity. Students are members of the YES-O, Supreme Student Council, Barkada Kontra sa Droga and other school organizations/clubs.

The activity was in celebration of National Environmental Awareness Month, National Clean Air Month and National Climate Change Consciousness Week (November 19-25) with a theme, “Greening the Future: 10 Years of Enhancing Education for a Healthier Environment and Safer Climate.”

The topics discussed during the activity include Solid Waste Management, Climate Change, Tayo ang Kalikasan and other environment-related programs and projects. Mr. Arvin Antonio of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Office of Lanao del Norte discussed about Disaster Preparedness.

An open forum and Trivia portion were conducted to discuss the environmental issues and concerns of the students. The Office also distributed IEC materials to the schools.  #TayoAngKalikasan RSCIS No. 12-322-2018

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DENR 10 LEGAL DIVISION YEAR-END ASSESSMENT. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh Adorable expects lawyers to give inputs and feedback on issues and concerns on the ground that will be utilized for possible policy amendments to issues pertaining to the department’s mandate. (more...)

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YES-O TECHNICAL VISIT AND IEC SCHOOL CARAVAN. CENRO-Kolambugan Youth Desk Officer Margie B. Daisog discusses the overview of Youth for Environment in School Organization (YES-O) activity during the YES-O Technical Visit and IEC School Caravan on November 21, 2018 (more...)

YES-O TECHNICAL VISIT AND IEC SCHOOL CARAVAN. DENR Regional and provincial personnel and DENR Youth Desk Officers join with students from the Lanao del Norte National Comprehensive High School after the conduct of YES-O Technical Visit and IEC School Caravan on November 21, 2018 in Baroy, Lanao del Norte. (more...)

YES-O TECHNICAL VISIT AND IEC SCHOOL CARAVAN. Lina D. Calvez, Chief of the Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Section of the DENR 10 conveys her message to students from the Lanao del Norte National Comprehensive High School on the importance of celebrating (more...)

FORUM ON FIRST AID BASIC LIFE SUPPORT. Employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR, 10) perform a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. (more...)

LEVELLING-OFF ON PRIME-HRM, RECORDSKEEPING, APPRAISAL AND DISPOSAL OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh Adorable reiterates to the Human Resource practitioners of the Office to look into an applicant’s character and work attitude as the prime factor in the hiring and appointing in positions. (more...)

DENR REGION 10 FIRST DEBATE COMPETITION. Regional Office and CENRO lawyers of DENR 10 engage in an intellectual and constructive forum on contentious matters involving the agency in the First DENR 10 Debate Competition conducted on December 17, 2018 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

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