DENR Region 8 welcomes its new Regional Director, Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo.

In view of Special Order No. 2017-926 signed by Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, Regional Director Barcelo assumed as new RD of DENR refion 8 taking his post from RD Arleigh J. Adorable.

RD Barcelo, a lawyer by profession, started serving DENR in 1986. Prior to his assignment to Region 8, he was the  Assistant Regional Director for Management Services of DENR Cordillera Administrative Region.

In his message, RD Barcelo said he embraces the personnel of DENR 8 as his new family. He also thanked RD Adorable for laying down the region’s roadmap for 2018 through his successful defense of DENR 8’s 2018 work and financial plan. RD Barcelo likewise solicited for full support in working towards the realization of the plan laid by Adorable. He commits to strengthen environmental protection and uphold integrity among DENR 8’s human resource. 

Meanwhile, in view of Special Order No. 2017-927 signed by DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu, RD Adorable is taking his post as Regional Director of DENR Region 10.

RD Adorable expressed gratitude to the women and men of DENR 8 for welcoming him to Eastern Visayas and for the cooperation accorded to him during his short stint as head of DENR Region 8.

The turn-over ceremony was held along with DENR Secretary Cimatu’s visit to Region 8 on November 22, 2017 to personally lay the thrusts and priorities of the Department under his leadership. The event held at the Environmental Management Bureau Regional Office was officiated by Secretary Cimatu.


  • DENR 8 presents paper on building community resilience to impacts of climate change

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in region 8 presented a paper entitled “Building Community Resilience to Climate Change Impacts through the National Greening Program (NGP)” to the participants of the 2nd Regional Conference on Climate Change RDE held at the Visayas State University, Baybay City on December 18-20, 2017.strpaper, presented by DENR 8’s Conservation and Development Chief Eugenia Bautista focused on the NGP as a climate change mitigation and adaptation…


Photo Releases

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.

Mangrove forest and eco-park in Naungan, Ormoc City developed by the Naungan San Juan Mangrove Planters Association from what used to be a plain mudflat.

DENR 8 technical personnel record and monitor sightings of migratory birds in the wetlands of Eastern Visayas.

Residents of Brgy. Tagpuro join the mangrove tree planting activity spearheaded by the PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative.

Participants to the tree planting activity in celebration of National Women’s Month and International Day of Forest plant mangrove propagules in one of the most devatated areas in Tacloban City when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the region in November 2013.

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