Special Orders



DENR Bicol reports conviction of illegal wood charcoal traders

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Bicol cited that the recent conviction of two illegal wood charcoal traders for violation of Section 77 of Presidential Decree No. 705 otherwise known as the Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines,would underpin its campaign against illegal wood charcoal trade in the region . 

Judge Roberto A. Escaro, presiding judge of Regional Trial Court Branch 38 of Daet, Camarines Norte has found Allan Rada and his co-accused Rosita Millares guilty beyond reasonable doubt of violating Sec. 77 of PD 705 by possession of forest products without legal documents required under existing forest laws. 

Rada was apprehended by the police authorities at a checkpoint in Basud, Camarines Norte conveying twelve sacks of wood charcoal and forty pieces of uncut bamboos without legal document which were procured by his co-accused Millares last January 17, 2013. 

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DENR Nagpabuhi Ki Pawikan Sa Milagros Masbate

Sarong nasapod na pawikan an pinabuhian kan Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Masbate sa sitio. Nabulwang, Barangay Marangasan, Milagros, Masbate. 

Pinangenotan ni CENRO Jerry Arena kairiba an mga Wildlife Enforcement Officers kan lugar an pag-tag asin pagpabuhi sa babaying green sea turtle sa kadagatan kan milagros.

Sinabi ni CENRO Arena na an pawikan itinaong kwenta kan Milagros Philippine National Police Office sa pamamayo ni P/Senior Insp. Ariel Neri. 

Sosog sa impormasyon kan Biodiversity Management Bureau kan D-E-N-R Bicol, an nasabing green sea turtle iyo an pangatulong kaparehong species na nasapod sa banwaan kan Milagros. 

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New EMB Assistant Director named

Attuned to the continuing organizational development of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Environment Sec. Ramon Paje has designated Eva S. Ocfemia as new OIC, Assistant Director of the Environmental Management Bureau Central Office in Quezon City.

            Prior to his designation as the OIC, Assistant Director, Ocfemia led the EMB Regional Office in Bicol as the Regional Director (RD) since September 2011.

            Dir. Ocfemia has succeeded then Assistant Director Gilbert Gonzales who is now the Regional Executive Director (RED) of DENR Bicol.

          Director Ocfemia is a chemical engineer, who later pursued her Masters Degree in Engineering Science at the University of Melbourne in Australia. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy with Magna Cum Laude honors in Aquinas University of Legazpi City.

            Meanwhile, RD Bobby Sheen of EMB 4B, will take the place of Dir. Ocfemia as the EMB RD of Bicol Region.

Press Release: July 25, 2012