DENR 9 Conducts City-Wide River and Coastal Clean-up

            PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga Del Sur – February 22 – Consistent with our mandates and advocacy on the implementation of solid waste management and to save and protect our rivers and coastal areas, the DENR Region 9 and its field offices initiated the city-wide river and coastal clean-up on February 22, 2019 in this city.

           This is to complement efforts in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation and the observance of the World Wetlands Day with the theme: “Wetlands and Climate Change”.

         Before the said activity, the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) - 9 identified and inventoried rivers and coastal areas within Yllana Bay for possible adoption and cleaning up. A Total of five hundred (500) stakeholders consisting of DENR 9 officials and personnel, Local Government Unit of Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur Police Provincial Office, Pagadian City Police Station, DILG 9, Department of Agriculture, DepEd, Philippine Information Agency, Philippine Coast Guard - Zamboanga Del Sur Station, 1st Infantry TABAK Division, Philippine Army, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army, NEDA, Regional Irrigation Office, OCD, Metro Pagadian Eagles Club, Couples for Christ, Saint Columban College, Pagadian City Science High School, Zamboanga Del Sur National High School, JHCSC-College of Law Supreme Council, Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), JCI Western Mindanao, WEMRIC Federated, 4-H Club Federated, Hotel & Restaurant Association of Pagadian, Pagadian Makeup Artist Club, ZDS LHIO, Philhealth, Tactical Operations Group 9, Philippine Air Force, Bukas Loob sa Diyos, Illana Bay Masonic Lodge-Pagadian, Inner Wheel Club of Pagadian, JCI Greater Pagadian, Inc., Metro Pagadian Lady Eagles Club, Pundok sa Aktibong Pagadianong Adbenturero, Inc. (PAPA), Rotary Club of Pagadian District 3850, 308th Auxiliary Squadron, Philippine Coast Guard and residents joined in the simultaneous river and coastal clean-up within the 12 Barangays of Pagadian City.



DENR-9 RED Sabdullah C. Abubacar personally supervises the conduct of series of activities at AIPLS

            In celebration of the month of the ocean, RED Sabdullah C. Abubacar visited Aliguay Island Protected Landscape and Seascpae (AIPLS) to personally supervise the conduct of series of activities thereat such as coastal clean-up, communication, education and public awareness (CEPA), area assessment, PAMB meeting and soft launching of fusilier mascot on May 22-23, 2019. PENRO Salahuddin A. Kaing together with the staff and personnel of the DENR regional office and CENRO Piñan were also present during the conduct of series activities in the island.


Photo Releases

RED Abubacar (in black shirt) and PENRO Kaing (in white with blue shirt) during the conduct of coastal clean-up in AIPLS

JAM FOR THE EARTH| Riverside Band, once again, emerged as champs in Jam for the Earth: Battle of the Bands Year 2!

ART FOR THE PLANET | Van Nikko G. Bahala of Tukuran emerged as Champion of the Art for the Planet: Inter-Town On The Spot Poster Making Contest held during Earth Day, April 22, in Pagadian City.

BAYAN KO, LINIS KO | On Earth Day, April 22, more than six hundred (600) stakeholders in Pagadian City took part of the coastal and river cleanup activity that started at 6AM.

Assistant Secretary for Field Operations - Western Mindanao Jim O. Sampulna is guest of honor during the expanded execom meeting of DENR 9 in Mardale Hotel, Pagadian City last April 16, 2019.

PENR Officer Salahuddin A. Kaing giving his message during the Seminar/Workshop on Technical Writing, Information Design and Packaging of DENR Priority Programs and other activities.

DENR 9, together with various stakeholders, conducts river and coastal cleanups in various locations in Pagadian City last February 22, 2019.

Interface of Sec Roy A Cimatu with CENRO Pinan, Zamboanga del Norte personnel.

Secretary Roy A. Cimatu giving his message and updates on latest policies of the department to DENR region 9 personnel.

Visit of RED Sabdullah C. Abubakar to DENR 9 Field Office of Isabela City, Basilan Province and attendance to the 1st Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) Meeting for Basilan Natural and Biotic Area (BNBA) at the Provincial Capitol.

RED Sabdullah C. Abubacar attending the Protect Wildlife Implementation TWG Consultative Meeting with stakeholders and other DENR 9 officials at LM Metro Hotel, Zamboanga City.

In line with the celebration of the National ZERO WASTE Month and World Wetlands Day, the Regional Youth Desk Officer, Regional Public Affairs Office, CDD and the team from the EMB, MGB, PENRO Sibugay and CENRO Imelda conduct a Dalaw Turo Session in Diplahan NHS, Diplahan, ZSP.

The new DENR-9 Regional Executive Director Sabdullah C. Abubacar receiving the DENR Flag from Secretary Roy A. Cimatu during the turn-over Ceremony.

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