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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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES REGION 10 RECEIVES COMMENDATION FROM BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT BUREAU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 10 (DENR 10) received a commendation from Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) for its initiative to conduct a Capacity Development Training Workshop on Cave Management and Assessment on February 11-14, 2019 at Dancagan, Province of Bukidnon.

The training workshop was spearheaded by the personnel from Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation Section (PAMBCS) of DENR 10 and attended by field personnel from Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Bukidnon, Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENROs) of Valencia City, Don Carlos, Manolo Fortich and Talakag.

The training workshop specifically oriented the participants on the following: (1) rationale and introduction to cave, (2) guidelines governing the naming of caves, (3) guidelines safeguarding the caves utilized for tourism, (4) outline of cave management plan, (5) cave surveying and mapping, (6) cave photo documentation, and (7) caving techniques and safety roping technique. Actual cave assessment and rappelling in Kisolop Cave at New Kidapawan, Kibawe, Bukidnon was conducted in order to gauge the learning of the participants.

In its memorandum dated April 1, 2019, the BMB expressed its hope that more field officers will be given such kind of training. #TayoAngKalikasan (RSCIS MR #04-112-2019)

Photo Releases

MACAJALAR BAY CLEAN-UP. With tagline, FoRIVER – Together forever for cleaner rivers and #riverforlife, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) leads some 1,900 volunteers in a clean-up activity in the coastal areas and esteros of Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

MACAJALAR BAY CLEAN-UP. Participants of the Macajalar Bay clean-up activity headed by DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (2nd from right) recite the Pledge of Commitment for Tayo Ang Kalikasan Campaign during the opening program in celebration of the World Water Day on March 22, with the theme “Hawak-Kamay, Tubig-Kaagapay.” This was held in Brgy Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

LECTURE ON WOMEN AND GOVERNANCE. NEDA 10 Regional Director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño (inset photo) emphasizes the need to increase women representation in leadership roles in her lecture on Women and Governance during the DENR 10 Monday Convocation on March 25, 2019 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

MACAJALAR BAY CLEAN-UP. Regional Director Reynaldo S. Digamo of the Environmental Management Bureau 10 welcomes the participants of the Macajalar Bay clean-up activity during the opening program in celebration of the World Water Day on March 22, with the theme “Hawak-Kamay, Tubig-Kaagapay.” This was held in Brgy. Macabalan covered court, Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh Adorable leads the ceremonial thumb-marking of the tree of life in the Earth Day 2019 celebration themed, "Kinabuhi: Kinaiyahan Buhion”, (more...)

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. Environmental Management Bureau, Region 10 Regional Director Reynaldo Digamo applauds the advocacy of Modern Nanays of Mindanao in promoting the use of cloth diapers. (more...)

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh Adorable (3rd from right) leads the ceremonial thumb-marking of the Tree of Life during the Earth Day 2019 celebration themed “Kinabuhi: Kinaiyahan, Buhion” on April 22, 2019 in Cagayan de Oro City. (more...)

DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable (right) welcomes Assistant Secretary for Human Resource Development and Legislative Affairs Joan A. Lagunda (more...)

DENR Assistant Secretary Joan A. Lagunda of the Human Resource Development and Legislative Affairs discusses comprehensively the DENR Core Values and Ethics in Government Service (more...)

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