DENR-XI Hosts CMEMP Nationwide Consultation Workshop

Department 9-26 davao - cmemp nationwide consultation 1 webof Environment and Natural Resources Davao Region hosted the 4-day nationwide consultation workshop for Coastal and Marine Management Program (CMEMP) held at Camp Holiday, Island Garden City of Samal, Davao del Norte. This CMEMP consultation workshop will run from September 26 to 29, 2017.

Executive Director Vincent Hilomen of Biodiversity Management Bureau's Priority Programs on Coastal and Marine said that the consultation workshop is a very special event because it will serve as a venue for all the regions to convene and share their best practices in their implementation of CMEMP.

"Through this, it will help uplift other regions in terms of implementing the Program in their respective areas. Being the frontliners in the protection and preservation of our ecosystems, let us work together so that we can serve our country better," he stressed.

DENR-XI 9-26 davao - cmemp nationwide consultation webRegional Director Ruth M. Tawantawan welcomed all the participants and thanked BMB for choosing the Presidential Region to host the event.

"In choosing the Davao Region, it means a lot to us because it is our chance to prove to you that Davao is a safe and peaceful place. Also, this is an opportunity for us to showcase our ecotourism sites specifically here in Samal," she said.

Tawantawan also urged the participants to actively participate in the discussions and to take note of other Region's undertakings in order to have a successful and effective implementation of CMEMP.

9-26 davao - cmemp nationwide consultation 2 webThis 4-day nationwide consultation workshop will focus mainly on the Region's presentation of accomplishments relative to CMEMP implementation as well as conducting open forums to try to address issues and concerns of every regions.

On the other hand, the workshop will focus on knowledge-sharing of each regions in order to assess the different activities that has been done as well as those activities that will be implemented next year.

On the 4th day, all participants will have a field exposure at Mabini Protected Landscape/Seascape in Compostela Valley Province. #agosconsultation #tayoangkalikasan

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DENR-XI celebrates World Wetlands Day

Anchored 2-2 inland wetlands banaybanay resizedon the theme “Wetlands for a sustainable urban future. Urban wetlands making cities liveable“, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-XI) celebrates World Wetlands Day with a field exposure at Malagos Watershed and conduct of lecture series activities to highlight the importance of wetlands and its significance to biodiversity.
With the aim to intensify its information drive on wetlands and biodiversity, DENR-XI Regional Director Ruth M. Tawantawan urged all DENR field offices in the region to conduct various Information, Education, Communication (IEC) campaigns in their respective provinces.

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