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 joins PH Haiyan’s Regional Climate Change Conference
    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in region 8 supported the recently conducted 2nd Regional Climate Change Conference spearheaded by PH Haiyan Advocacy Cooperative in cooperation with the Climate Change Commission. The event aimed at raising the awareness of the youth and urging them to become more actively involved in efforts to address the causes and impacts of climate change was attended by around eight hundred fifty (850) students from across Eastern Visayas.


Photo Releases

Director Arleigh J. Adorable assumed office as new Regional Director of DENR region 8. His assumption to duty was witnessed by Assistant Secretary for Field Operations - Visayas Marcial Amaro, Jr., Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Carlito Tuballa, ARD for Management Service Arturo Salazar, MGB RD Raul Laput, EMB officer-in-charge Maribel Munsayac, and DENR 8 PENROs and CENROs. In his message, RD Adorable enjoined the DENR 8 workforce to work hand-in-hand as one family, saying "together, we shall achieve more".

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers speech during the Environmental Summit 2017 hosted by Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 8 with the theme: "Ako, Ikaw, Tayo ang Kalikasan"

Beneficiaries jubilantly display their Land Titles with Cong. Edgar Mary S. Sarmiento, RD Arleigh Adorable, ARD Carlito Tuballa and other government officials.

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers his message during the launching of Mount Nacolod Local Conservation Area (LCA) and MOA signing between the DENR, LGU and People's Organization held in Silago, Southern Leyte last November 09, 2017. Mt. Nacolod is one of the nine piloted LCAs in the country. It is home to 229 flora species, mammals, and diverse set of birds, including the Philippine Cockatoo (Cacatua haematurupygia), the Visayas wattled-broadbill (Sarcophanops samarensis) and hornbill.

RD Arleigh J. Adorable (middle) visits the mangrove nursery of Barangay Burayan in San Jose, Tacloban City during a mangrove planting activity held in the area which was participated by DENR employees and the local community in celebration of the Environmental Awareness Month, Climate Change Consciousness Week, and the Clean Air Month (also in photo, Brgy. Chairman Jan Michael De Veyra (left) and ARD for Technical Service Carlito M. Tuballa (right)).

RD Arleigh J. Adorable delivers his message during the National Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) 3rd Quarter Assessment which was hosted by DENR Region 8. LAMS is an information system designed to provide effective management of land records and efficient delivery of land transactions and information services to the public.

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