Photo Releases


Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Group (RSCIG) and Mines and Geosciences Bureau collaborate for the conduct of the Mining Summit for DENR I Information Officers and Youth Desk Officers dubbed as Kamalayan sa Responsableng Pagmimina, Tungkulin ng Bawat Pilipino last June 2, 2022. The summit, which was carried out as preliminary activity for the Philippine Environment Month 2022, was in response to the instruction of Acting Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Jim O. Sampulna on the media’s vital role of providing accurate information on the various programs of the agency. He mentioned that they are essential to closely watch and monitor activities in the country as not to compromise, especially that one of his priority program-responsible mining. (DCL-RSCIG)


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region I, in the helm of its Regional Executive Director-Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo, CESO III with ARD for Management Services- Engr. Raymundo C. Gayo, DPA, attends the Duterte Legacy Summit which is telecasted from the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

This Summit serves as a culminating activity of the Duterte Legacy campaign that promotes the landmark programs and achievements of the Duterte Administration for the Filipino people for the past six (6) years. (DCL-RSCIG)


DENR-I under Regional Executive Director Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo, CESO III, attends the 1st Regular Meeting for Calendar Year 2022 of the Regional Ecotourism Committee (REC-I) which aims to discuss and implement ecotourism strategy in the region. It was presided by the REC Chair, Department of Tourism 1 Regional Director Joseph Francisco R. Ortega at DENR I Conference Hall, San Fernando City, La Union last June 3, 2022. Also present in the meeting were Environmental Management Bureau I (EMB I) representative Engr. Ryanne Nervaez, Department of Interior and Local Government I (DILG I) representative, Department of Trade and Industry I (DTI I) representative, Provincial Directors of the Region, Conservation and Development Division (CDD) Chief Barbara Pernia, and Region I Travel and Tour Agencies Association President. (DCL-RSCIG)


Department of Environment and Natural Resources- I (DENR-I) Regional Executive Director Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo (right photo) administered the 4th blended mass oath taking of the thirty-seven (37) newly appointed and promoted personnel on December 27, 2021 at the DENR Social Hall, DENR Regional Office I, Government Center, Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union.

RED Barcelo challenged the new and promoted employees to do their best, step up their work and show their skills and knowledge in providing quality service to the public for the year 2022.

DENR Ilocos Region have filled up a total of thirty-five (35) permanent positions in the last leg of recruitment, selection and replacement process of CY 2021. (MSA-RSCIG)

City of San Fernando, La Union – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region I celebrated the 121st Philippine Civil Service Anniversary thru an Online Quiz Bee with this year’s theme: Transforming Public Service in the Next Decade: Honing Agile and Future-Ready Servant-Heroes last September 27, 2021. The said activity was participated by the field offices of the region with teams of three (3) members via the Zoom Cloud Application.

The online quiz bee served as a venue for DENR employees to assess and foster their memory, knowledge, ability, and skills relative to public service and various topics such as ENR Laws; Environment management and protection; Philippine Constitution; Republic Act 6713; Gender and Development; Peace and Human Rights issues and concepts; general information;

csc 1Assistant Regional Director for Management Services, Leduina S. Co, congratulated the participants because by merely joining the exciting event will allow them to remain receptive even in this time of adversity and expand their understanding and showcase their excellence in different fields.

After all the rounds of the Quiz Bee, the all girl team of CENRO Norther Ilocos Norte was declared first place garnering 96 points followed by CENRO Central Pangasinan at second place with 93 points and a tie between PENRO Ilocos Norte and CENRO Western Pangasinan at third place with 81 points. (DCL/RSCIG)