Released of Green SeaTurtle Hatchlings at Patawag,Liloy, ZDN

PATAWAG, LILOY ZN - The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office personnel of Liloy released 75 Green Sea Turtle Hatchlings early morning of Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Barangay Patawag, Liloy Zamboanga del Norte.

The office received a call from one of the residents of the said barangay who happen to be the caretaker of the eggs. Upon arrival of the team to the site a certain Mrs. Luzviminda T. Barro brought the team to the hatchlings which were ready to be released to the sea.

The coastline of Barangay Banigan and Patawag in Liloy is a known to be a newsting site for sea turtles. Many times CENRO Liloy personnel assisted the releases of hatchlings in the area and Mrs Barro and the rest of her family as caretakers.

The community within the coastal area were used to discovering turtle eggs’ nests every year and they were instructed by the Local Government Unit of the Municipality of Liloy to take care of the eggs by placing sticks and fish nets and making sure the eggs were fully covered with sand to rid off predators until it hatched.

Among the personnel who assisted in the released of the hatchlings were Ecosystem Management Specialist II Elvira C. Zamoras, Credit Officer I Shiela Marie D. Suana, Administrative Aide VI Glenda C. Combista and Arturo O. Tejero, Forest Technician I Maelan Romelle Son, Forest Protection Officers Arr Jay T. Gallogo, Geroncio E. Menorias, Jerselle G. Rafols and Albert Timtim.(GCC)

 

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

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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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