Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force Meet

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Task Force Meeting. DENR Bicol Regional Executive Director Gilbert Gonzales (2nd from right) presides at the meeting of the Regional Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force (RAILTF). The RAILTF, which has the government security units and justice department as interim members is tasked with the enforcement of Executive Order 23 or the moratorium on the cutting and harvesting of timber in natural and residual forests. The DENR – Forest Management Service has reported a significant decrease in illegal logging apprehensions in the first semester of 2012.

Photo release: August 8, 2012