PENR Officer of Leyte


On November 5, 2018, Forester Moises B. dela Cruz assumed the position as the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer for Leyte replacing the former OIC PENR Officer for Leyte Ranulfo Q. Arbiol.         

PENR Officer Moises B. dela Cruz, is the 13th Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) of DENR PENRO Leyte, since its reorganization on June 10, 1987 per E.O. 192 and later until its functional structure was rationalized under the government’s rationalization program per Executive Order No. 366.

Fondly called by friends and colleagues as “Moy”, PENRO dela Cruz was born on November 24, 1956. Though he hails from Urdaneta, Pangasinan, he is already adapted to the Waray Waray Culture as he spent long years of his life in Tacloban City where he married a full blooded Waray Waray, and they are blessed with five (5) children.

PENRO dela Cruz finished his Bachelor of Science in Foresty at Benguet State University. He pursued higher education at Palompon Institute of Technology, in Palompon Leyte where he finished his Master of Arts in Management, and took up Master in Environemental Science at the University of Southern Philippines in Cebu City. He also earned doctoral units from the Naval Instituture of Technology in Naval, Biliran.

Fresh from his graduation in college, he started his career here in Region 8, with the Sab-A Basin under the Bureau of Forest Development. He rose from the ranks and he was assigned to the different field offices of the BFD and now the DENR in the provinces of Samar, Leyte and Biliran.

The different technical, managerial and leadership training that he attended, as well as the work experiences gained in his various field assignment, has honed him to be a competent PENR Officer, as he is today.....















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DENR 8 Regional Director Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo accepts the Chairmanship of Eastern Visayas’ Regional Ecotourism Committee (REC) for a three-year term from the Department of Tourism represented by its Officer-In-Charge, Ma. Trinidad Dacuycuy.

Scenic feature of the Cuatro Islas Protected Landscape and Seascape attract local and foreign tourists. To protect the area, the CIPLS PAMB limits its tourists to 500 per day.

Some of the retired key officials and employees of DENR pose for a picture with DENR Regional Director, Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo.

DENR 8 Regional Director Crizaldy M. Barcelo (L) presents Certificates of Recognition to partners in law enforcement for their invaluable support and contributions to environmental law enforcement operations in Eastern Visayas.

Ms. Melba Ariño (center), Land Management Officer of DENR CENRO Pambujan receives award for extending invaluable assistance to the programs of 8ID PA from DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu and Maj. Gen. Raul Farnacio, Commander, 8ID.

Tacloban City communities join this year’s #InternationalCoastalCleanUp activities. DENR Region 8, together with other government agencies and private institutions joined hands in cleaning up the coastal areas and waterways within the city.

DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu recently visited the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Samar in Catbalogan City. During his interface with DENR employees in Samar province, Secretary Cimatu laid his plans to help reduce poverty. Among these are increasing livelihood opportunities through the Enhanced National Greening Program (E-NGP), reinventing mining to ensure that the country’s mineral resources will benefit the people without compromising the environment, and promoting cacao commodity to augment the livelihood of NGP PO beneficiaries in Samar.

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