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Regional Executive Director ARTURO ESTACIO FADRIQUELA is a forester by profession. He finished his Bachelor of Science in Forestry at UP Los Banos in 1983 and earned his Masters in Public Management at the Development Academy of the Philippines in 1996.

He joined the Department in 1985 as a Forester I assigned at the NRD-NCA-I, Bureau of Forest Development, National Capital Region.

He held the post of a Senior Science Research Specialist in the Research Services of DENR NCR from 1993 to early 2003. His meritorious performance as Senior Science Research Specialist brought him to a key position in the Department. He was designated as OIC, Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) twice. He became the OIC, CENR Officer of CENRO Pagbilao, Quezon Province from 1997 to 1998 and the OIC, CENR Officer of CENRO Trece Martirez in Region 4A from 2000-2001.

In 2003, he was promoted as Land Management Officer V and was assigned to the Land Management Division of DENR-NCR.

After a little over two (2) years, he was designated as OIC, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) of PENRO Romblon. It did not take him long before he was designated as Regional Technical Director of the Land Management Services (RTD-LMS) of DENR-NCR.

His stint as RTD-LMS was the longest designation he held which lasted from 2006 to the early part of 2015 before he was assigned to DENR-Calabarzon as their OIC-Assistant Regional Director for Management Services. There was only a brief interruption as he was initially assigned as a full-fledged PENR Officer of DENR-Region III in Zambales but was again recalled as ARD for Management Services of DENR-Calabarzon from 2016-2018.

From May 2018 to June 2020, he was designated as Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services of DENR Calabarzon. He then assumed as Assistant Regional Director for Management Services of DENR Region III in June 2020.

By virtue of a Special Order issued by the Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna, he was designated as the 21st Regional Executive Director of DENR Region VIII.

Press Release

    • CENRO San Juan distributes 335 free patents
      Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022
      The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of San Juan in Southern Leyte in coordination with the Registry of Deeds (ROD) and the local government unit of Hinundayan recently distributed three hundred thirty five (335) agricultural free patents to qualified beneficiaries in Hinundayan, Southern Leyte through DENR’s Handog Titulo Program. The title distribution is in line with the Department’s program on improved land administration and management. This include the...

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    • Hope after the Storm: Building resilience through mangroves

      Super Typhoon Yolanda, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded made landfall in Eastern Visayas on the 8th of November 2013. The devastation on both lives and property was unimaginable and beyond description. Most of the survivors claim that their experience of the Super Typhoon will forever be carved in their hearts and memories throughout their lifetime. However, just like any disaster, there are always stories, events, and happenings that provide a silver lining to an otherwise...

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