A blended face-to-face and virtual Media Briefing was hosted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol headed by the OIC, Regional Executive Director, Atty. Antonio A. Abawag on March 17, 2021 at Hamada Hall, DENR V, Rawis, Legazpi City.

The Media Briefing conducted was intended to orient the members of the Media regarding the upcoming Build Back Better (BBB) Bicol River Restoration Launch on March 23, 2021 at Camaligan, Camarines Sur. Meanwhile, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) OIC, Regional Head Mr. Marlon Loterte expressed his gratitude to all the media partners who attended the Briefing. 

Various issues raised by the participants were answered and clarified by the DENR Bicol officials including Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Management Services Engr. Eva S. Ocfemia, OIC, ARD for Technical Services Atty. Ronnel C. Sopsop and the two (2) DENR Bureau Directors, Engr. Guillermo A. Molina Jr. IV and Engr. Ma. Socorro A. Abu of Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), respectively.

The Briefing was participated in by some fourteen (14) media partners from the different media platforms namely: Philippine Examiner, DWZR, IDOL FM Legazpi, DZGB, UNTV, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Brigada Radyo Naga, IDOL FM Naga, Bombo Radyo Naga, GMA Bicol, Bicol.PH TV, DONTV, Stardust and AksyonKo TV.