The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V headed by Regional Executive Director (RED) Francisco E. Milla, Jr., CESO III through the Conservation and Development Division (CDD) conducted the 2nd Quiz Bee Elimination Round in celebration of the Month of the Ocean (MOO) with the theme, “Protect and Restore the Ecosystems and Biodiversity” at the DENR V Gym, Regional Center Site, Rawis, Legazpi City on May 23, 2022.

The 2nd Quiz Bee Elimination Round was participated in by 44 representatives from the Divisions, Field Offices, Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) V and Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V. 10 participants made it to the final round which will be held on May 25, 2022.

The 10 finalists will compete against each other and the winner will compete against the 1st MOO Quiz Bee Champion John Mark Violeta of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Camarines Norte.

Cash prizes and tokens will be awarded to the winners. OIC, Assistant Regional Director for Management Services (ARD-MS) Grace L. Cariño, Ph.D in her message thanked the organizers and participants of the MOO celebration. She said that the conduct of such activities are necessary to keep us abreast with the laws, facts and figures about the environment.

The MOO celebration is conducted every May by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 57 signed by then President Joseph Estrada on December 11, 1998.###