“Our youth sector is an essential partner of the DENR in promoting environmental awareness. With their active involvement in social media that influences many, the youth can create a climate resilient future”, stressed Director Sibbaluca.

One with the nation in celebrating Philippine Earth Day on April 22, the religious Catholic group invited the DENR to highlight the crucial role played by the youth in environmental protection and natural resources conservation during the Regional Youth Day. Said event was attended by catholic youths from the Archdioceses of Cebu and Palo, and the Dioceses of Tagbilaran, Talibon, Dumaguete, Maasin, Calbayog, Borongan, and Catarman. ###


  • DENR spearheads World Wetlands Day Celebration – Feb 2
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in region 8 is joining in the global efforts to raise awareness about the value of wetlands for the community and the environment by celebrating World Wetlands Day on February 2.   Observed annually, World Wetland’s Day marks the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance on February 2, 1971 in Ramsar City, Iran. This also coincides with the celebration of the National Wetlands Day as provided under Pr…


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DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu (in black coat) officiates the turn-over ceremony from outgoing RD Arleigh J. Adorable to incoming RD Crizaldy Barcelo.

DENR 8 Regional Director Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo lights the Flame of Sportsmanship to formally start the DENR Sportsfest 2017.

DENR 8’s ARD for Management Services Arturo N. Salazar presents Updates on Government Policy on Climate Change during the 2nd Regional Climate Change Conference conducted by PH Haiyan Cooperative in cooperation with the Climate Change Commission.

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