DENR-PENRO Marinduque joins the Grand Float Parade in celebration of the Boac Quadricentennial
DENR-PENRO Marinduque joined the twelve attractive floats representing Marinduque's culture, history, tradition, and local tourism in the Grand Float Parade on December 7, 2022, 9:00 AM along the main streets of Boac to highlight the municipality's 400th founding anniversary celebration. Each float displayed the participants' creativity by incorporating native crafts, recycled plastic products, and vibrant flowers.
PENRO Marinduque, through the Protected Area Management Office (PAMO) of Marinduque Wildlife Sanctuary (MWS), featured Marinduque Wildlife Sanctuary as the only protected area in the province of Marinduque. The DENR Marinduque float featured an artificial waterfall as well as various wildlife animals and plants found within the Marinduque Wildlife Sanctuary.
The parade of floats is one of the most anticipated activities in the weeklong celebration of the town's anniversary, which aims to give the re-establishment of Marinduque's capital town a unique twist of events that reflect love for local culture, heritage, and tradition.
2022 "Padyak Para Sa Kalikasan, Magtanim, Para Sa Kinabukasan"
In celebration of the 2022 Philippine Environment Month with theme “AKSYON PARA SA NATATANGING MUNDO” and 35th DENR Anniversary, the DENR-PENRO Marinduque conducted a Fun Bike and Tree Planting Activity entitled “Padyak para sa Kalikasan, Magtanim para sa Kinabukasan” on June 10, 2022.
The advocacy of this event is for a healthy environment and showcase the beauty of the Philippine forest, raise awareness and encourage participation of various stakeholders in taking care of our environment, and widen the network of environment “Champions” to include bikers and hikers in rehabilitating and protecting our environment through promotion of eco-friendly means of transportation, responsible eco-tourism, reforestation and other good practices.
The Fun Bike activity started at the Marinduque Provincial Sports Complex, Boac, Marinduque going to Barangay Capayang, Mogpog, Marinduque via Tabi-Buliasnin-Maligaya-Nangka-Laon service roads. Likewise, the tree planting activity was conducted at the Enhanced National Greening Program (ENGP) area at Brgy. Capayang, Mogpog, Marinduque.
The event was attended and participated by different Bikers Group in the province, National Government Agencies, Provincial Government of Marinduque, Local Government Units (LGUs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and individuals who are actively supporting environmental activities.
PENRO Marinduque celebrates World Bamboo Day 2021
In celebration of the World Bamboo Day 2021, the DENR PENRO Marinduque conducted a Simultaneous Bamboo Planting Activity as part of our month-long World Bamboo Day celebration located at Brgy. Sibuyao, and Brgy. Bayakbakin, Torrijos, Marinduque.
This year’s local theme, “Alay ng Bayan sa Inang Kalikasan, Kawayan,” underscores the importance of bamboo and its potential to aid in today’s most pressing socio-economic and ecological issues.
The event was spearheaded by the National Greening Program Coordinators of PENR Office which was participated by Local Government Unit (LGU) of Sibuyao and Bayakbakin, respectively. The activity was aimed to raise awareness on the ecological benefits bamboo for it plays an important role in absorbing greenhouse gases, insulating carbon dioxide from the environment and producing 35 percent more oxygen than its equivalent tree size.
The safety protocols pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management and Emerging Infectious Diseases on COVID-19 were strictly followed and implemented during the activity.
The World Bamboo Day was created by Kamesh Salam in the year 2009 at the 8th World Bamboo Congress held in Bangkok. He was the former president of the World Bamboo Organization.
Since 2009, WBO has been celebrating International Bamboo Day to increase the awareness of bamboo in the world. To generate awareness about promoting the bamboo industry, 18 September was marked as World Bamboo Day.