DENR Marks Arbor Day, Coral Triangle Day


"Make an act for Mother Earth. Plant trees today,” says DENR Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in region 8 spearheads a tree planting activity in celebration of the Philippine Arbor Day.

More than two hundred (200) participants from the DENR regional office, PENRO Leyte, CENRO Palo, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), and partners from the Department of Agriculture (DA),Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Civil Service Commission, Department of Health, Department of Education, Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, PEPSI, Sonshine Philippines Movement, LGU Palo, and BLGU Salvacion planted six hundred (600) talisay seedlings in over half a hectare beach forest area in Barangay Salvacion, Palo, Leyte.

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DENR 8 Regional Director  Leonardo R. Sibbaluca (rightmost) briefs incoming Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez with the various PPAs of the Department. He likewise expressed his full support to the programs of Mayor-elect Gomez when he made a courtesy call to the Department on May 24, 2016. Both parties vowed to work together to address environmental concerns in the city.

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