RED Evasco visits LGU Officials in Davao Oriental
To further strengthen collaboration and partnership with the Local Government Units in the conservation and protection of the natural resources in the region, Department of Environment and Natural Resources XI Regional Executive Director Bagani Fidel A. Evasco visited top officials of the Province of Davao Oriental first week of August.
Courtesy Call to Mayor Rabat
RED Evasco had a brief meeting with Mati City Mayor Michelle Marie Denise N. Rabat on Wednesday and discussed about different environmental issues and concerns in the city. Having the same goal, RED Evasco assured the Mayor that all DENR activities, programs and projects particularly on environmental protection within the protected area and biodiversity conservation shall be closely coordinated with the LGU.
Meeting with Cong. Almario
Later that day, RED Evasco also had a meeting with Davao Oriental 2nd District Representative Joel Mayo Z. Almario. Discussion subsumed on fund sourcing strategy that will underpin DENR’s programs and projects. They also discussed doable projects that may be implemented in the 2nd District of the province. For that matter, the Congressman urged an intensified protection of the coastal areas as Davao Oriental thrives on tourism.
Discussion with Cong. Malanyaon
On Friday, RED Evasco convened with Davao Oriental 1st District Representative Corazon N. Malanyaon who pointed out that protected areas had to be closely monitored as these have already become eco-tourism destinations in the region. Further, a proposed expansion of Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary is being considered, which the lawmaker had expressed support on.
With RED Evasco were Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Alberto N. Bandiola (PENRO Davao Oriental), Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers Zaldy L. Lumaan (CENRO Mati) and David L. Fabila, Jr. (CENRO Baganga)