DENR LEADS ENVIRONMENT MONTH, OTHER ENVIRONMENT CELEBRATIONS IN JUNE

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)

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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
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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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