Photo Releases

CENRO Cabagan Jan 24
 
PROMOTING POSITIVE CHANGE THROUGH DANCING. With its clear message of positive change for the environment, the Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENR) Office of Cabagan in Isabela was awarded 2nd runner-up during the Inter-Agency Kpop Dance Contest in celebration of the Cabagan Patronal Town Fiesta held at JTA Cultural and Sports Complex in Cabagan town on Jan. 22, this year.
 
The CENR Office Cabagan dance troop incorporated elements of forest protection highlighting the importance of tree growing for the present and future generations.
 
 As first-timers in the dance competition, the team stunned the audience with their dramatic performance and earned the 2nd runner-up award with a cash prize of P20,000. Twelve other agencies joined the said event.
 
“Our participation in the 2024 Interagency K-Pop Dance contest was merely a fun and a manifestation of support and cooperation with LGU Cabagan. However, it was a surprise when we were adjudged as the 2nd runner-up. Perhaps, the message conveyed by the performers portraying tree growing and forest protection caught the attention of the judges,” CENR Officer Dionicio Deundo said.#
 
(CENRO Cabagan)

PBB Cagayan Jan. 2024

YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. Grades IV to VI pupils of Buntun Elementary School in Tuguegarao City were taught proper waste disposal and segregation in an environmental education conducted by PENR Office Cagayan yesterday, Jan. 18, in celebration of the Zero Waste Month.
 
Solid waste management icon Pinas Basura Buster or PBB was introduced to the pupils to further engage them in practicing proper waste segregation, recycling, upcycling and other greening efforts.
 
In her message, school principal Grace Nacman expressed their commitment and support to various programs of the DENR.
 
Pursuant to Proclamation No. 760 signed in 2014, January is declared as Zero Waste Month to
promote environmental awareness and encourage public participation in ecological solid waste management.#
(PENRO Cagayan)
Owl turnover
 
BACK TO THE FOREST. A Philippine Scops owl (Otus megalotis) was released today, Jan. 4 to the forest within Dupax Watershed Forest Reserve in Nueva Vizcaya by the personnel of CENR Office Dupax headed by For. Jay Marshal Jasmin.
 
The wildlife species, in good condition, was turned over by Marc Deo Vallo, 26, a resident of Purok Rang-ay, Malasin, Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya to the DENR field office in Dupax yesterday at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.
 
According to Mr. Vallo, the wildlife entered their house at dawn and was unable to escape. He captured the owl and immediately turned over to the CENR Office Dupax for proper care.
 
The Philippine Scops owl is a common owl endemic to the Philippines and belong to the family of the typical owls Strigidae.# (CENRO Dupax)
NV Dec 2023 gif
 
SEASON OF GIVING AND LOVE. To share joy and love this holiday season, the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Dupax, Nueva Vizcaya distributed gift packs to 35 persons with disabilities in Palabotan, Dupax Del Sur.
 
The activity held today was led by PENR Officer Giovannie Magat, with For. Jay Marshal Jasmin, in-charge of CENRO Dupax in coordination with Punong Barangay (PB) Marlon Arenas and the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office.
“We must always take good care of our health for us to serve better as stewards of God and our environment. I pray that you will have good health in the years to come,” said Engr. Magat.
 
PB Arenas expressed his gratitude to the DENR. “We are grateful to your office for leading our barangay in conserving and protecting our environment and in providing this kind of support to our constituents,” he said.
 
Meanwhile, the CENR Office of Aritao also distributed yesterday 100 gift packs to patients admitted at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital in Bambang.
 
The visit and gift giving at the hospital was also spearheaded by Engr. Magat and Aritao CENR Officer Lensy Bunuen.#
Media
 
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY PARTNERS. As active partners in environmental advocacy, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 2 recognized media partners together with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Region 2 during the Media Meet and Greet held on Dec. 21, this year at DENR Regional Office, Tuguegarao City.
Regional Executive Director Gwendolyn Bambalan thanked the media partners for their unwavering support in promoting environmental programs and activities.
 
"We also express our gratitude to the Philippine Information Agency as our major partner in environmental advocacy," Director Bambalan added.
 
During the event, DENR's accomplishments and milestones for this year were presented to the participants. The priority directions for 2024 were also introduced through a video presentation.
 
"The Philippine Information Agency and our media partners are always ready to support the DENR's programs in conserving and protecting the remaining natural resources in Cagayan Valley," said PIA Regional Director Angely Mercado.
 
The activity was also attended by Legal Division Chief Atty. Richard Jayson Garan, Head Executive Assistant Atty. Crizzie Mae Palejo, information officers, and other PIA staff. Participating media partners were Manila Standard, Philippine Daily Inquirer, TV5 Newstringer, Cagayan Valley Express News, GMA News TV, Northern Bulletin, Magik FM, DWPE Radyo Pilipinas, FMR Cagayan, and Bombo Radyo Tuguegarao.#