FIRST DENR INFORMATION OFFICERS SUMMIT HELD

FIRST DENR INFORMATION OFFICERS SUMMIT HELD

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service (SCIS) conducted a 3-day First Information Officer Summit with the theme; “Connect, Communicate, Change” was held at the  Pengola Hall of Ciudad Christia Resort, Earth St., Carrieland Country Homes II, Brgy. Ampid, San Mateo, Rizal on January 16-18, 2019.

Participants on said summit were DENR information officers nationwide. Discussed during the summit are the concerns and add-ons necessary for the participants’ respective regions.  Ms. Maria Matilda Gaddi, OIC-Director of SCIS welcomed the attendees and stressed that “we will speak with one voice, singing the same tune in the implementation of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign of the DENR.”

The summit was aimed to engage learners in management activities and strategies needed to boost competencies for the work involved.  Different topics were discussed particularly on DENR Strategic Communication Roadmap, Lecture on Program for Environment and Natural

Resources, Restoration, Rehabilitation and Development (PRRD) and the Strategic Goal of the DENR programs.

DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Unit Concerns and Supervising for SCIS, Benny D. Antiporda, in his keynote speech, emphasized the importance of information officers in the bureaucracy.  He likewise, motivated and challenged everyone in attendance to espouse making ones’ self-relevant, proactive, and solution-based when facing problems in their offices.  He concluded his speech by saying that, “In this world filled with so many problems. I encourage all of you to be catalysts of change.”

           Ms. Jacqueline P. Galvez, DENR’s consultant for human resource and organizational development acted as the main resource person for the summit.  She facilitated workshops and discussions on the DENR-SCIS Vision and Mission, and the Formulation of Core Values, Organizational Assessment; Strategic Planning and Communication; and Review of Technical Competencies.  The summit also served as a venue to discuss various issues and concerns of all DENR information units in reg ards to the implementation of all the agency’s programs and projects.  DENR-I was represented by Chief, RPAO Renelita A. Santos and Information Officer II Zenaida L. Paday-os.

              CONNECT, COMMUNICATE, CHANGE : DENR 1 participates in the First DENR INFORMATION OFFICERS SUMMIT

Information officers from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service (SCIS), Regional Offices, staff and line bureaus, and attached agencies converged for the summit.  The summit was held at the Pengola Hall of Ciudad Christia Resort, Earth St., Carrieland Country Homes II, Brgy. Ampid, San Mateo, Rizal on January 16-18, 2019. 

             The summit was held to review, assess, synchronize, and align the information, education, and communication activities of all DENR information units with the priority programs of the department.

            OIC-SCIS Director, Ms. Maria Matilda A. Gaddi welcomed and thanked all the information officers who attended the summit.  After her opening remarks, she immediately discussed the DENR Strategic Communication Ropadmap (2016-2020) and the functions and directions of the SCIS vis-à-vis the DENR Regional Public Affairs Offices.

             DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Unit Concerns and Supervising as well as USEC for SCIS, Benny D. Antiporda, in his keynote speech, emphasized the importance of information officers in the bureaucracy.  He also motivated and challenged everyone in attendance to espouse making ones’ self-relevant, proactive, and solutions-based when facing problems.  He ended his speech by saying that, “In this world filled with so many problems. I encourage all of you to be catalysts of change.”

            Ms. Jacqueline P. Galvez, DENR’s consultant for human resource and organizational development acted as the main resource person for the summit.  She facilitated workshops and discussions on the DENR-SCIS Vision and Mission, and the Formulation of Core Values, Organizational Assessment; Strategic Planning and Communication; and Review of Technical Competencies.  The summit also served as a venue to discuss various issues and concerns of all DENR information units.

            OIC-Director Gaddi closed the summit by way of thanking Ms. Galvez for her expertise and all the information officers for their active participation.  She also congratulated everyone for the success of the first IO summit.  Mr. Carlos C. Bartolata, Jr. of the DENR Training and Development Division served as facilitator during the summit.

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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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