The Youth for Environment Schools Organization (YES-O) Technical visit in Odiongan, Romblon

The Youth for Environment Schools Organization (YES-O) Technical visit in Odiongan, Romblon

Romblon, MIMAROPA – “Tayo ang Kalikasan”, this was the tag line yelled by the little voices of students in Tuburan Elementary School and Mayha National High School, during the environmental lecture and technical visit in Odiongan, Romblon last August 29, 30 and 31, 2018.

The Youth for Environment Schools Organization (YES-O) Technical visit composed of Region 1- Ilocos Region, Region 5 – Bicol Region, Region 6 – Western Visayas and Strategic Communication and Initiatives Services – Youth Desk and Information Officers, conducted environmental education to equip awareness on the privailing issues and concerns, opportunities, conservation, protection and proper management on our environment.

The lecture basically focused on climate change, forest ecosystem laws and environment protection and waste management offered to hundred students participated in the activity.

Elementary students of Tuburan joined the Recycling contest during the Technical visits, of which each participants made creative and useful design like basket, tissues holder out of the bottled water pleated with cloth turn out to be a small skirt.

The Junior and Senior High School students were actively participated during the discussions particularly on the reciting of the “makakalikasang hugot” presented to them relating to their present millenial time. An example of the “makakalikasang hugot”, “Hwag mo akong idamay sa kaPLASTIKan mo” – ocean. “; “Sinaktan, winasak, at iniwan. Pero babangon, gaganda, at kakayaning mag-isa.” – Boracay Island; “Punuin mo rin sana ako ng pagmamahal. Pagmamahal sa kalikasan at karagatan.” – Basurahan; “Hindi lahat ng patapon, wala nang silbi” – Plastic bag; “Kahit saan ako tumingin. Pumilit man ako o dumilat. IKAW at ikaw pa rin ang nakikita ko” - Plastic

“Hugot” lines regarding waste management were presented to the studetns based on actual facts and figures pertaining to environmental protection.

Informative animations were presented to the elementary studetns which depicts the effects of greenhouse gases and its contribution to climate change. An audio-video presentation of the “Tayo and Kalikasan” activities involving the youth in beating plastic pollution and tree planting activities were also shown during the lectures.

Games involving waste decompostion, climate change and forest protection were actively participated by the students and those who have answered correctly were awarded by Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials.

In line with the celebration of our “Buwan ng Wika” for the month August, the environmental lecture, audio visual presentation and educational games were all translated to Filipino words.

Empowering the youth on environmental protection is a big step in increasing awareness and involvement of the Filipino society towards a greener environment.

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DENR Youth Camp Held In Cavite

DENR Youth Camp Held In Cavite

 

The Department Of Environment And Natural Resources (DENR) conducted a DENR Youth Camp at Terra Verde Ecofarm, Maragondon, Cavite last May 7-9, 2019.

            The youth camp was spearheaded by the DENR’s Strategic Communication and Initiative Service (SCIS) aimed to mobilize the youth in taking action and sustain the efforts on Manila Bay Rehabilitation; provide experimental learning for the youth to have a greater understanding on their responsibilities and the necessity to make ecologically sustainable decisions, leads to a greater awareness and a sense of empowerment with regard to social and environment responsibilities of the youth; provide youths with disabilities and Indigenous People (IP) access to a special learning experience; and provide an opportunity for the IP’s to share their indigenous knowledge.

            The DENR Youth Camp was participated by DENR Youth Desk Officers (YDOs), youth with disabilities, Indigenous youth from Porac, Pampanga and youths who reside from esteros in Metro Manila particularly along Pasig River. Activities during the Youth Camp were “ environmental games”, river clean-up, series of lectures on Manila Bay Rehabilition Program, Environmental Education Initiatives in the Philippines: The Continuing Challenges. Audio-visual presentation (AVP) of “Estero Ko, Linis Ko” and Kayamanan were shown to the participants. A herbal and rice planting culminated the Youth Camp with a “Pledge of Commitment” to the environment before leading back home . DENR Region – I was represented by Zenaida L. Paday-os, Regional Youth Desk Officer and Information Officer II of Regional Public Affairs Office (RPAO). #zlp/rpao

Photo Releases

Photo shows DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (5th from left) leads the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Re- Development Old CENRO Bangui Bldg. together with DENR-I key officials led by RD Reynulfo A. Juan and Bangui Mayor Fidel Cimatu, Jr.

DENR- I spearheads International Coastal Clean-up 2018 in Region- I

MOA SIGNING: (Seated left) Mangatarem Mayor Ramil P. Ventenilla signed as witness on the signing of Memorandum of Agreement between (seated right) Regional Executive Director Reynulfo A. Juan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region I and (middle) District Engineer Edita L. Manuel of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Pangasinan for the Small Water Impounding Project (SWIP) at Brgy. Catarataraan, Mangatarem, Pangasinan, within the portion of Manleluag Spring Protected Landscape (MSPL). Witnessing the signing are (standing from left) MSPL Protected Area Supervisor (PASu), Marlyn Banda and Conservation and Development Division (CDD) Chief, For.Barbara Pernia.

DENR- I delegation headed by OIC, Chief, Administrative Division Mary Ann Escoto joined the opening ceremonies in the AREX Sportsfest 2018 held at DPWH Second Engineering District Office in Bauang, La Union last October 23, 2018. Highlights of the activity include a short program, AREX muse competition and opening of ball games. (G. Garcia- RPAO)

Photo shows from left: Hazel Flores (PIA-I), Generoso Garcia (DENR- I) as panel of judges, Edward Calonge of RIS, La Union- 1st Runner- up in the NSM 2018 Poster- Slogan Making Contest (Regional level in UNP, Vigan City, I. Sur last Oct. 17, 2018. At far right is David Rabelas of DSWD- I.

From L-R: OIC, CENR Officer Romeo Z. Pernia, UAP Pres. Maria Teresa Velasco, LGU Vice Mayor Jesus Franco Sison, Jr., and VWD Gen. Manager Susan Q. Sison

RED Carlito M. Tuballa assumes post as new DENR Region- I head

ENVIRONMENTAL WARRIORS. Over a hundred students from Grade 4 to Junior high school of La Marea Academy actively participated to the different environmental lectures during the environmental campus tour of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Environmental Management Bureau I on January 18, 2019. The activity aimed to raise environmental awareness among students and to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices in schools.

Photo shows Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region- I (DENR- I) key officials led by newly- installed Regional Executive Director Carlito M. Tuballa receiving the PRIME- HRM Bronze Award from Civil Service Commission, Region- I (CSC RO1) Regional Director Hedy Jose R. Lardizabal during the Regional Recognition Rites at the Provincial Capitol, San Fernando City, La Union last January 28, 2019. Also in the photo are DENR- I ARD for Management Services Leduina S. Co, OIC, Chief Administrative Division- Mary Ann Escoto, HRM personnel headed by Julinda Zamoranos.

The “Environmental Dancers” of Amlang-Nagtagaan High School wearing their kaleisdoscopic costumes – represents the Sun, Water and Land.

Photo shows group of Lumber Dealers together with (front row) ARD William C. Savella (in checkered polo), PENRO Rose Jornacion, CENRO Alfredo Racoma, LPDD Chief, Manny Ydia, Enforcement Division Chief, Frank Vincent Danglose, CENRO Francisco Arenas.

In line with the celebration of the World Wildlife Day this 2019 with the theme “Life Below Water: For people and planet”, which focuses on the conservation and sustainable use of marine wildlife, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region I (DENR-1) through the Conservation and Development Division (CDD), Regional Public Affairs Office (RPAO), and Provincial Environment and Natural Resources – La Union (PENRO- La Union) jointly conducted Communication Education Public Awareness (CEPA) through Dalaw Turo activity highlighting the importance of wildlife.

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