DENR-7 Meet and Greet of NEW RED

Newly installed DENR 7 Regional Executive Director Engr. Paquito D. Melicor, Jr. visited DENR-CENRO Ayungon last July 10, 2019 together with PENR Officer for Negros Oriental Nestor M. Canda, and CENR Officer for Dumaguete City Efren Rumbaoa for a meet and greet with CENRO Ayungon officials and personnel headed by CENR Officer of Ayungon Roldan R. Cotejo.

In his message, RED Melicor highlighted the 10 priority programs of the department under the leadership of Secretary Cimatu, emphasized the core values of the DENR and encouraged every one to perform their functions and do their job effectively. He also inspired all personnel to stick to the goals of the department including their personal goals in order not to lose their motivation.

"Our work whether big or small contributes to the vision, mission and mandate of the Office, as DENR employees it is our responsibility to do our best in whatever functions or activities we are assigned to", he added.

RED Melicor also visited PENRO Bohol and PENRO Negros Oriental a week after his installation as DENR 7 Regional Executive Director to familiarize the offices and discuss with the officials on the issues and concerns that needs to be addressed in the Provincial and community level.


Cease and Desist Order issued to the City Government of Tagbilaran, Bohol

DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and LGU Concerns Benny Antiporda together with the newly installed Regional Director of Environmental Management Bureau Region 7 Lormelyn E. Claudio and DENR-7 CENR Officer for Tagbilaran City Ariel N. Rica have conducted today, November 20, 2019 an onsite inspection of the open dumpsite in Sitio Candait, Barangay Dampas, Tagbilaran City in Bohol Province and immediately issued a cease and desist order to stop its operation.

The order was issued by Usec Antiporda to the City Government of Tagbilaran after it was found out that the dumpsite is still operation and still accepting untreated and unsegragated garbage.  Read more...

Photo Releases

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary. OIWS is the country’s first wetland of international importance for waterfowl declared under RAMSAR. This wetland area is now a critical stopover for tens of thousands of migratory birds travelling the East Asian Migratory Flyway, one of the most important shorebird and water bird migratory flyways in the world.


Hidden Bird Paradise. Mahaba Island in Talibon, Bohol is an undiscovered bird’s paradise. Mahaba Island is part of Barangay Calituban, one of eight island barangays of the Municipality of Talibon, which is located on the northwest side of Bohol.

Counting the gains of NGP. One of the most successful and remarkable milestones of National Greening Program (NGP) in Central Visayas is the established Coffee Plantations in San Pascual, Ubay, Bohol established in 2011 by the Ubay Federated Tree Planters Association, Inc. (UFTPAI).

As of today, UFTPAI native coffee is now marketed in Ubay and all other neighboring municipalities in Bohol.

Bugnay Wine. Made and produced by partner people’s organization, the Ubay Federated Tree Planters Association, Inc. (UFTPAI) in San Pascual, Ubay, Bohol

Man-made Molave Forest. One of Siquijor’s pride, the reforestation site is one of the oldest in the country, established in 1937. This 202.15-hectare molave plantation is found in Salagdoong, Maria, Siquijor.

Man-made Molave Forest (Salagdoong, Maria, Siquijor)

Nature’s Mystic Beauty. Lamanoc Island, Anda, Bohol. A newly discovered ecotourism destination in Bohol and is part of the Candijay-Anda-Mabini Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve and Wilderness Area, a protected area managed by the DENR.

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