Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) MIMAROPA Regional Executive Director Henry Adornado (right photo) inspects illegally cut lumber of assorted species found in the vicinity of Bgy. Pasadena in El Nido, Palawan where DENR Forest Ranger Bienvenido S. Veguilla, Jr. was brutally killed on September 4, 2019. Piles of sawn lumber totaling 957.5 board feetwere found in four separate areas including one near a makeshift kiln for charcoal making (left photo). The lumber, identified as apitong, manga-manga and malasantol, were hauled and are now kept in safety as evidence for the filing of charges including murder, attempted murder, and violations of Presidential Decree 705 or the Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines and Republic Act 9175 or the Chainsaw Act of 2002 against the suspects. ###