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.


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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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