CENRO Jerry Arena (right) of Mobo, Masbate together with Chief of Forest Protection Renato Balatucan and Forest Ranger Maximo Mortal check illegally felled trees during site inspection inside 7R Ranch, in Brgy. Matipuron, Milagros, Masbate on January 30, 2014. According to a dispatch of CENRO Mobo, three (3) areas of approximately 4,000 sq. m., 3,000 sq. m. & 3, 500 sq. m. were noted to have an illegal cutting of an estimated 300 different sizes of trees. Charcoal making and kaingin or slash and burn practice were also discovered in said place.

Photo Release: February 3, 2014