DENR LAUNCHES ‘TAYO ANG KALIKASAN’ AND TASK FORCE TAK IN BICOL

DENR LAUNCHES ‘TAYO ANG KALIKASAN’ AND TASK FORCE TAK IN BICOL

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Executive Director Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV appealed for the participation of all major stakeholders in Bicol to become stewards of the environment and support the DENR.

Aromin made the call in his message during the launch of the Bicol – Albay Masbate Sorsogon (ALMASOR) Cluster of “Tayo Ang Kalikasan”, a program for restoration, rehabilitation and development (PRRDP) in Legazpi City on Wednesday.

“We exist for the environment and the environment exist for us. It is a symbiotic relationship between man and nature,” he said.

He said that “Tayo Ang Kalikasan” is a challenge to the DENR anchored on good governance.”

Dubbed “Tayo ang Kalikasan” (TAK), is a DENR-led Peoples’ Environment Stewardship Movement aims to rally the nation toward sustainable development. TAK is part of DENR’s campaign for the next five years geared towards inclusive growth, which aims to respond to the government’s aspiration of attaining genuine economic growth and social equity.

“I believe that we are capable of changing for the better. And with the help of the People’s Organizations and other stakeholders here, we can help better our environment for the present and future Filipinos”, he added.

Through the TAK, DENR aims to align and optimize the efforts and programs of the various line bureaus in implementing the DENR’s priority programs such as restoration of forest and conservation of our protected areas, adaptation to climate change and the sustainable use of our natural resources including the conservation of coastal and marine resources.

Similarly, TAK will be launched in the provinces of Catanduanes, Camarines Sur and Camarines Norte on February 12, 2019.### (Article by: AMLL)

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DENR BICOL HEAPS ON EFFORTS FOR THE RAPU-RAPU MINE REHABILITATION

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol headed by OIC-Regional Executive Director (RED) Atty. Gil A. Aromin heaps on its efforts for the Rapu-Rapu Mine Rehabilitation.

Officer-In-Charge Assistant Secretary for Field Operations/Southern Luzn Reynulfo Juan said in a meeting on February 6, 2019 together with the DENR Bicol Officials that there is a need to discose to the public the status of the mine rehabilitation to demonstrate the ecological balance in the area and the existing management plans being implemented by the Department.

Atty. Arnel P. Rodriguez, Assistant Regional Director for Managment Services, said that it is the law and the program of DENR to rehabilitate the Rau-Rapu mine.

Further, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V Director Guillermo C. Molina Jr., IV said that the Department's mine rehabilitation development plan indicated eco-tourism as the final land use.

"This will ensure alternative skill and sustainable livelihood opportunities for former mine employees and their dependents," Director Molina said. ### (Article by: JMM) 

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DENR BICOL HAS A NEW GUARD. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol has a new guard in the person of Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV. By virtue of Special Order 2019-07 dated January 7, 2019, Atty. Aromin will lead DENR Bicol replacing Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag, CESO IV who will also serve as RED of DENR Region 2.

DENR BICOL CONDUCTS YOUTH FORUM IN CAMARINES NORTE

DENR BICOL SPEARHEADS INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP 2018

Masbate Kids Celebrate WMBD. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

Sunset as seen near the Naro Island Wildlife Sanctuary (NIWS), a Protected Area (PA) located at the southern part of Masbate Province. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

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