PENRO Dante A. Oporto Adjudged Outstanding Professional for 2018 by PRC

            Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Dr. Dante “Dantoy” A. Oporto was awarded by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) as its 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year in the field of Forestry during its awards night at Manila Hotel last June 21, 2018.

                The award is the highest award bestowed by PRC upon a professional, as recommended by his peers, for having sufficiently demonstrated professional competence of the highest degree and conducted himself with integrity in the exercise of his profession, meaningfully participated in professional organization, significantly contributed to the advancement of the profession, and significantly contributed to the effective discharge of the profession’s social responsibility through meaningful contribution or participation in socio-related activities.

            Dr. Oporto’s outstanding, distinguished and valuable contributions in the field of Forestry and his exemplary services to the public through his shared research outputs, promoting the ecological importance of a clean and healthy environment, and his continuous promotion of conservation and protection of nature has earned him this highest award.

            His shared knowledge to the advancement of the Forestry Profession through his expertise in research and technology especially to the province of Zamboanga Sibugay through his introduction of many useful ideas and innovations has earned him commendations from the leaders of the province.

            Dr. Oporto’s competence, excellence and commendable track record have earned him various awards and recognition such as the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus award for outstanding community service given by the University of the Philippines Los Banos UPLB) campus, Oblation Statuette for Outstanding Public Service Award of UPLB, a recognition and gold medallion for Distinctive Career Achievement and significant contribution to Forest Governances as Regional Technical Director of the Ecosystems Research and Development Services in Region 9, and Most Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2015 from the Western Mindanao State University. His relentless dedication as member of the Society of Filipino Foresters, Inc., UPLB College of Forestry and Natural Resources Alumni Association, and Western Mindanao State University Alumni Association are testaments of his outstanding career.

            Aside from being a forester, he is also a Botanist, Spelunker, Wildlife Photographer and a Biologist. This is truly a testament to the exceptionally good work leading to become a a true champion of biodiversity conservation.


oporto2Dr. Dante “Dantoy” A. Oporto holding his 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year Award as “Outstanding Forester”



DENR 9 Distributes MRF Equipment 31 LGUs

Thirty One (31) Local Government Units of Zamboanga Peninsula were recipients of material recovery equipment given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX thru the Environment Management Bureau (EMB) today at the Phil Coconut Authority in San Ramon, Zamboanga City.


Photo Releases

RED Carlito M. Tuballa giving  assurance to the different local chief executives and other LGU officials present during the turn-over ceremony.

USec Marcial C. Amaro, Jr. during the Mindanao Cluster Management Conference hosted by DENR 9 Zamboanga Peninsula in Pagadian City.

2018 DENR-9 Physical Fitness and Sports Development headed by RD Carlito M. Tuballa held at Dapitan City on July 16-18, 2018.

RD Carlito M. Tuballa attends the 13th Joint Management Committee (JMC) for Turtle Islands Heritage Protected Area (TIHPA) meeting at Richmonde Hotel, Quezon City on July 11, 2018.

Photo-opportunities of Dr. Oporto with the panel of judges .

RD Carlito M. Tuballa signs the Memorandum of Understanding with Raquel Sanchez Tirona, Vice President for Rare Philippines and Micronesia for the joint implementation of Projects on Sustainable Fisheries and Coastal Resource Management in the Municipality of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

In line with the celebration of Philippine Environment Month (June) and World Environment Day (June 5) with the theme: "Beat Plastic Pollution; If you can't reuse it, Refuse It'", the DENR Regional Office, PENRO ZDS, CENRO RM, CENRO Guipos, Philippine Army, Philippine Air Force and other Government Agency join coastal and river Clean-up Activity.

In line with the International Year of the Reef and the Month of the Ocean 2018, Turtle Islands Wildlife Sanctuary together with its stakeholders and residents celebrates the 2nd Adlaw ...see more

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Mass Oath-Taking Ceremony to the Newly Appointed/Promoted DENR-IX Personnel held at DENR lobby, Balintawak, Pagadian City on April 5, 2018.

CENRO Pilarito B. Montebon delivers his message during the conduct of Learning Event and Workshop for DENR-9 Designated Information Officers, Youth Desk Officers, Senior Citizen and PWD from the Regional, Provincial, Community and Line Bureaus.

RD Carlito M. Tuballa presenting his issues to the different DENR 9 regional, provincial and community officials during the 2nd Regional Management Conference.

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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