DENR SUPPORTS POs/LGUs IN HANDLING/ACCOMMODATING LOCAL AND FOREIGN TOURIST IN VISITING SOME ECO-TOURISM SITES DURING LENTEN SEASON WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF MARINDUQUE
OIC, PENRO Redante D. Diwa,CESE of DENR Marinduque executed an Special Order dated March14, 2016 entitled “ Creation of Team to assist local/foreign tourist in visiting some Ecotourism Destination and Protection of National Greening Program (NGP) sites and other DENR Concerns during Lenten Season in the province of Marinduque.”
This order aims to have direct assistance to some local/foreign tourist in visiting some ecotourism destination within the jurisdiction of DENR and in order to effectively protect in any form of damages/accident caused by carelessness of visiting groups during Lenten Season from March 22-27, 2016, three (3) teams for the three (3) different sites were created.
DENR-PENRO MARINDUQUE: LIVING A LIFE WITH INTEGRITY
“Better is a poor man who walks with integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways. – Proverbs 19:1”, quoted by the resource speaker Pastor Francisco C. de Jesus, Church Partnership Development Program Coordinator of Norweigian Mission Alliance Philippines, as he deliver his message about the importance of integrity as an individual and as a public servant during the PENRO Convocation on February 15, 2016 at PENRO, Boac, Marinduque.
PENRO MARINDUQUE LIVE AT “KAPIHAN SA PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (PIA)”
In celebration of the 33rd DENR Anniversary and Philippine Environment Month, Imelda M. Diaz, OIC-PENR Officer was invited at the Kapihan sa Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on June 10, 2020 which was aired in Lucky Seven Channel 3.
PENRO Diaz highlighted the activities and programs of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources- Marinduque in the province. She emphasized that despite COVID-19 pandemic, the DENR continued it delivery of service to clients or general public especially now that Marinduque is under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Likewise, she announced that the DENR deviate from the usual celebration of having a grand assembly of officials and employees. This year’s observance of DENR’s day will be done through different initiatives. LAWIN patrollers of field Offices nationwide are deployed to conduct simultaneous anti-illegal logging operations.
There will be a tree planting activity on June 18, 2020 in Brgy. Tabi, Boac, Marinduque. This will be done by DENR employees only to avoid mass gathering. However, she encouraged those who are interested to conduct tree planting activity, to coordinate with DENR so that seedlings will be provided and area will be identified by DENR-PENRO.
She also invited the public to join the Digital Artwork Competition and Exhibition in Celebration of the Philippine Environment Month, with this year’s theme “Protect Nature, Sustain Our Future” which starts on June 5 until June 30, 2020. The said activity is open to all Filipino resident of Marinduque, aged 18 and above. The winner of the said activity will receive Ten Thousand Pesos (₱10,000) for the1st prize, Seven Thousand Pesos (₱7,000) for the 2nd prize and Five Thousand Pesos (₱5,000) for the 3rd prize. The elimination at the Provincial level will be on June 20, 2020. The winner for elimination round will receive Three Thousand Pesos (₱3,000) and Certificate of Recognition. Participants of this contest will receive eco-friendly IEC collaterals.
Furthermore, she reiterated that the PENRO-Marinduque Office is now open to its clients but it observes safety and health measures protocols in the workplace to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 among the employee and clients.