Provincial Releases

LGUs within the Biri-LaRoSa Protected Landscape and Seascape in Northern Samar receive their copy of “Protected Areas in Eastern Visayas: Biodiversity at its Best”, a coffee table book featuring the seven Protected Areas of Region 8 under the National Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act. Produced by the DENR in Eastern Visayas, the book hopes to inspire these LGUs to continue their commitment and support towards the sustainable management and use of resources within the protected areas. Mayors Edito B. Saludaga, Gerardo P. Miranda and Atty. Clarence A. Dato personally received their copies for LGUs Lavezares, Rosario and San Jose, respectively. For the municipality of Biri, a representative of Mayor Antonio B. Delos Reyes, Jr., received the book from DENR Regional Executive Director Tirso P. Parian, Jr and Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Elmer C. Bascos.

On April 20, CENRO Sta.Rita distributed relief packs to their 25 contractual employees.They also gave out 4 packs of relief goods to the quarantine frontline workers stationed at San Juanico bridge entrance and exit checkpoints.

Around 598.32 bd.ft. of undocumented forest product with an estimated market value of Php29,916 were apprehended in the vicinity of Brgy.P-Tingzon, San Jose Northern Samar at around 10 o’clock in the evening on June 9, 2020. Also apprehended were two (2) conveyances and the alleged persons responsible for the illegal acts identified as Felix M. Chua Jr. and Clien B. Brillante.

Apprehended items are temporarily deposited at the San Jose municipal police station for administrative adjudication proceedings by the DENR while a criminal case is being readied against the arrested suspects for violation of Section 77 of PD 705.

The anti-illegal logging operation was conducted by the DENR led by OIC PENR Officer Angelito Villanueva and OIC CENR Officer Paquito Dabuet in collaboration with the Provincial Director of Northern Samar Provincial Police Office, and elements of San Jose Municipal police station.