The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol under the leadership of OIC, Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag thanked and commended the public for a successful and triumphant 2020 despite the pandemic brought about by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the natural calamities that hit the region.

            “The public’s participation and support has been a huge factor in strengthening our advocacies in protecting our environment in the midst of the challenges and trials of 2020,” RED Abawag said. Likewise, he also extended his gratitude to the officials, personnel and stakeholders of DENR Bicol for their dedication and hard work to hit and surpass the 2020 targets of the Office.

            As 2021 unfolds, the DENR is looking forward to deliver its mandate for a healthier and safer environment through its advocacies and programs. Further, the DENR is hopeful for the continued support of the public in protecting, conserving and managing the environment and natural resources for the present and future generations.