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DENR creates Provincial Task Force Naboc River

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denr creates provincial task force naboc riverSecretary Roy A. Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources recently created the Provincial Task Force Naboc River (PTFNR) through Special Order 2018-593 to address the environmental problems brought about by mining and illegal forest-related activities within Diwalwal Mineral Reservation Area (DMRA).

PTFNR, which is the counterpart of the National Task Force Diwalwal, is being chaired by the DENR-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) of Compostela Valley Province and is co-chaired by the Governor of Comval Province, Commanding Officer of the 25th IB and the Provincial Director of the Philippine National Police. Members are composed of representatives from the different government agencies, LGUs, miners groups, academe, environmental CSO and irrigators association.

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F. BANGOY NHS WINS ICC POSTER-MAKING CONTEST

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2018 poster making contest 7Raphael Antonio P. Mendoza of Francisco Bangoy National High School is this year’s Champion of International Coastal Clean-up Poster-making Contest organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI. Menodza’s artwork depicts the importance of coastal resources and the need for people to work together to protect it from destruction and pollution. Also highlighted in his artwork is the “pawikan”, an endangered marine species that needs conservation efforts from human beings.

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DENR-XI meets Davao’s CSOs

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Membersimg 0667 resized of Davao City's Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) gathered at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office last week for its annual interfacing with the department. The event aimed to discuss environmental issues within the region and to strengthen the collaboration between government and non-government organizations in the protection and conservation of the environment and natural resources.


DENR-XI Regionale - img 0654 resized Director Ruth M. Tawantawan welcomed the participants together with Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Marcia G. Isip and Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Atty. Ma. Mercedes V. Dumagan.

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DENR, USAID Conduct Lawin Data Management Conference

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8-29 lawin dmc grand regalTo strengthen its efforts in forest protection and biodiversity monitoring, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) together with the United States Agency International Development (USAID) are currently conducting a 3-day LAWIN Data Management Conference at Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City participated in by DENR’s LAWIN data managers from Visayas and Mindanao clusters.

 

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DENR-XI’s REGIONAL ENVIRONMENT ACADEMY HELD

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Departmentimg 9532 resized of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-XI) recently hosted the Regional Environmental Academy which aims to harness both the technical and managerial expertise of the agency’s frontline managers in the field of environmental governance.

The 2-day training which was participated in by DENR-XI’s Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (PENROs and CENROs), also intends to further augment the Perspective, Experience, Attitude, Knowledge and Skills (P.E.A.K.S.) of the officials as pre-requisites to effective governance. It also aims to refine the knowledge of the officials on the Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations, policies on protected areas and Land Administration Management System (LAMS) and Republic Act 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act.

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