1x1 mario reyes
CENR Officer




img 7285CENRO-Dapitan City manages over a total of 55,410 hectares of forestland within the 1st Congressional District of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte comprising seven (7) municipalities namely, Rizal, Polanco, Pinan, Sibutad, La Libertad, Mutia and the City of Dapitan The 55,410 hectares forestland consists of 16,339 hectares of production and 39,011 protection forest.  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources have a considerable responsibility to maintain a diversity of opportunities for the many environmental and public demands. We envision a nation enjoying and sustaining its nature, clean and healthy environment.

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The total land area of CENRO Dapitan is  about 134,622 hectares, 59 % is classified as Alienable & Disposable Land, 41 % is classified as Forest Land.  The survey ,management and disposition of A and D lands is the mandate of the Bureau of Land Mgt. Sector and the major activities include the conduct of cadastral survey, mgt. of foreshore areas and processing and issuances of land titles as well as investigations and resolution of land cases including rights conflicts of public land applicants. This year the patent distribution has increased, wherein the sector is in the forefront of the government effort to promote social equity by distributing public agricultural lands to the rural masses.



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Telephone #           :   065-213-6875

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Office Address       :   Rizal Park, Talisay, Dapitan City



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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