Gov. Cerilles signs EO on Institutionalization of ZDS Solid Waste Management Plan

            Gov. Antonio H. Cerilles signed the Executive Order on the Institutionalization of Zamboanga del Sur Solid Waste Management Program last September 17, 2016 at Subanen Hall, Farmer’s Haven, Dao Compound, Pagadian City.

The launching was simultaneous with the celebration of the National Clean-Up Day with the theme, “Bayan Ko, Linis Ko” and the 64th Araw ng Zamboanga del Sur with the theme, “Una sa Kausaban… Abante, Zamboanga del Sur.” It was attended by the Mayors within the province, the members of the Association of Barangay Captains and the Philippine Councilors League, heads of the Provincial Government Office, the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Pagadian City Council, JCI Greater Pagadian and JCI Yllana, the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers (MENROs), representatives from DENR, DILG, PNP, DepEd, JHCSC, and other invited guests.

 The EO aims to mobilize all sectors, down to the barangay level, to participate in clean-up activities, in coordination with DILG. It was issued to strengthen solid waste avoidance and volume reduction, and promote environmental education. It created a Provincial Steering Committee chaired by PENRO Tito L. Gadon and co-chaired by Gov. Antonio H. Cerilles “to oversee implementation, coordination, and monitoring of provincial comprehensive and ecological management in support of the solid waste management programs of the government.”

 This will serve as an inspiration to other local governments,” Senator Joseph Victor G. Ejercito, the guest speaker of the event, remarked as he lauded the efforts of the province in environmental protection, especially since “this kind of issue is seldom discussed to give way to other concerns.” He congratulated the Provincial Government of ZDS for its vision and commitment to development. NoraisaLSimpal)


(front, left to right) City Mayor Romeo P. Pulmones, Vice-Gov. Ace William E. Cerilles, Sen. Joseph Victor G. Ejercito, Gov. Antonio H. Cerilles, DILG Prov’l Dir. Genodino K. Abong, PENRO Tito L. Gadon and municipal mayors (back row) during the signing of the EO


DENR honors past Secretaries

                For the first time in 30 years, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources paid tribute to all previous secretaries of the agency, whom Secretary Roy A. Cimatu called the leaders who "shaped the DENR, cumulatively making it what it is today" last Friday, June 9, 2017 in DENR Central Office, Quezon City during its Anniversary Celebration.


Photo Releases

RD FELIX S. MIRASOL giving his message during the opening of DENR-IX Physical Fitness Program at Regional Government Center, Balintawak, Pagadian City ... read more

Gov. Antonio Cerilles delivering a message during the DENR 30Th anniversary after receiving the plaque  of appreciation from DENR Secretary GEN ROY A CIMATU [RET] AFP at DENR social hall, Quezon City . June 9, 2017.

DENR-IX Personnel, City Government of Pagadian and Community residents clean-up Balangasan River in Celebration of World Environment Day in Pagadian City.

To Kick-off the celebration of 2017 Philippine Environment month, DENR-IX Personnel attended a Eucharistic Mass at San Jose Parish Church celebrated by Fr. Paterno T. Dalumpines who focused his homily on caring for the Environment.

Selected participants from PENROs & CENROs Gender Mainstreaming Monitoring System Focal Persons (GMMFPs) attended the Orientation/Seminar on the Guidelines for the Implementation of Gender and Development (GAD) Program Activities and Projects (PAPs) of the region last April 26-27, 2017

PENRO Tito L. Gadon leads the Pledge for the Earth during the Earth Day Celebration.. read more

A trip to turtle islands.. read more

RD Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. delivers his message during the opening program on 1st Regional Environmental Youth Camp with the theme: Kasama Ka: Kabataang Sama-samang Maglilingkod para sa Kalikasan at Camp Limbaga, Pasonanca, Zamboanga City ... read more

RD Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. conducts community and site visit in Great Sta Cruz Island (GSCI), Zamboanga City to determine appropriate interventions in terms of socio economic upliftment of the.. read more

Atty. Edward Lorenzo of USAid's Protect Wildlife facilitates the discussion of the Philippine Wildlife Act and the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of... read more

March 15, Zamboanga City -- DENR-9 OIC-Regional Director Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. meets with different law enforcement agencies to strengthen efforts against environmental crime thru the creation and operationalization of the Regional Anti Environmental Crime Task Force. In attendance are representatives from the AFP, PNP, Bureau of Customs, NBI, DILG, Department of Transportation, Philippine Coast Guard and Task Force Zamboanga. (MT)

Info. Officer Aldiana A. Flores lectures on photo documentation in preparation for 2017 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools during the capability development held at Chandler Suites, Pagadian City.

CENRO Liloy ECOMS II Elvira C. Zamoras (in yellow long-sleeved shirt) and Labason Mayor Eddie T. Quimbo (in yellow polo shirt) during the release of 69 pawikan hatchlings in Brgy. Osukan, Labason.

Left photo shows PENRO Kaing cutting the ribbon with CENRO Barrientos and personnel, and right photo shows the new CENR Office extension

DENR-IX Outgoing Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable (left) Turns Over the Key of Responsibility to incoming Regional Director Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. (right) during a Special Convocation and Turn-Over Ceremony held at Kalikasan Court, DENR-IX Compound, Pagadian City.

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