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)



Free Seedlings! (Falcata and other indigenous trees available)

Submit a letter request indicating number of seedlings (max of 1,000 seedlings per request) and sketch map of the proposed plantation.
Address your letters to:
                                           Felix S. Mirasol, Jr.
                                       OIC, Regional Director
                                                 DENR IX

Upon approval or request, seedlings are available for pickup at the DENR-IX Modernized and Mechanized Forest Nursery, Baclay, Reforestation Project, Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur.

Photo Releases

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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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