Mirasol Assumes Office as DENR-IX OIC RD

            Director Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. assumes today as regional director for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX, Zamboanga Peninsula during a turn-over ceremony in Pagadian City.


               Director Mirasol was appointed by DENR Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez to replace Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable who was reassigned to central office as part of her nationwide “restructuring of the 17 regional offices to ensure success of environmental programs and projects designed to help local communities protect their environment and improve living conditions as well as for the department to carry out its mandate as one of the government’s social justice champion”.

          In his message, Director Mirasol extolled the remarkable accomplishments of his predecessor Director Adorable who was at the helm of DENR-9 for more than seven years to include the completion of the spacious DENR regional office building, the Kalikasan Covered Court, the completion of PENR and CENR office buildings, mechanized nursery, to name a few.

            “ It is the acceptance of the key of responsibility that will help me unlock the door of the supportive people of Region 9 and together work for the welfare of the community and the people’s happiness,” he added.

            Director Mirasol is a Forester by profession and started in 1988 as a Forest Guard in the Bureau of Forest Development in Region X. He rose from the ranks and became a Protected Area Superintendent (PASU), CENR Officer, PENR Officer and OIC-Assistant Regional Director with DENR Region X. (RAT/RPAO IX News Release)



Turn-over and release of a Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus) into the wild

          One reticulated python (Python reticulatus) was turned-over to DENR-PENRO Zamboanga del Norte on March 15, 2018 at 5:50 in the afternoon by the barangay officials of Barra, Dipolog City namely Rolly Vayloces and Rene Edaga and was released into the wild of Cogon Ecotourism Park on March 19, 2018 at 10:50 in the morning by DMO III Heracleo M. Calasang Jr., PENRO-ZN personnel and assisted by Rico M. Balares, staff of Cogon Ecotourism Park, Cogon, Dipolog City.


Photo Releases

DENR 9 conduct Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) campaign in ZSNHS-Senior High together with the technical staff of the Conservation and Development Division in line with this year's celebration of World Wetlands Day with the theme "Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future: Urban wetlands making cities liveable."

Turn-over Ceremony of the Regional Clonal Nursery Facilities, established at Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur by the Forest and Timber Resources and Research Center of the ERDB to the DENR Region 9, Zamboanga Peninsula on Feb. 5, 2018.

RD Carlito M. Tuballa announces the top priority programs as per instruction of Sec. Roy A. Cimatu during the 1st Regional Management Conference at Mardale Hotel Pagadian City on January 25 2018.

DENR-IX OIC RD Carlito M. Tuballa hands over the DENR Flag to In-coming PENRO Ben M. Acana during the turnover ceremony held in PENRO ZDS Office on January 23, 2018.

Turn-over Ceremony between in-coming RD Carlito M. Tuballa and out-going RD Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. at MGB Office, Zamboanga City.

Consultation meeting of Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and party at Sirawai, ZDN were participated by Sirawai Mayor Gamar A. Janihim, Siocon Mayor Julius Lobrigas, Brgy Officials, 2 parish priest, teachers, farmers and CENRO Siocon Personnel.

Conference and Briefing at Edwin Andrews Airbase, Zamboanga City.

Arrival of Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and party at Zamboanga City Airport, Zamboanga City on January 11, 2018.

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