ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS. The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources (PENR) Office in Batanes led by PENR Officer Victoria Baliuag recently conducted an orientation training on environmental laws, rules and regulations in Brgy. Imnajbu, Uyugan town.
The learning event which was participated in by barangay officials and residents is a preparatory activity before their deputation as wildlife enforcement officers.
PENR Officer Baliuag thanked the participants for accepting their invitation to become partners in environmental protection.
"Kayo ang aming katuwang sa pangangalaga sa kalikasan. Sana po ay mag tulungan tayong mapanatili ang ganda ng Uyugan," the provincial environment chief said.
In his response, Punong Barangay Teodoro Elica committed his full support to various environmental programs and activities.
The topics discussed include the vision, mission and mandate of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources; Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act; Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas Systems Act of 2018; Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines; and the requirements and processes of permit issuance implemented in the Department.#