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ICYMI: In observance of the annual celebration on International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) every 3rd Saturday of September, with this year's theme: "Fighting Trash-free Seas, Pilipinas", DENR-CENRO Zamboanga City led the simultaneous coastal clean-up and SCUBAsurero activities in two (2) different coastal areas in Zamboanga City.
 
The said clean-up was simultaneously conducted at RT Lim Boulevard Cawa-cawa, and Sta. Cruz Island all in this city, documented as follows;
1) RT Lim Boulevard Cawa-Cawa, coastal area:
No. of Agencies Participated - (17)
-PCG ( Philippine Coast Guard)
-2GO Group
-Canelar Integrated School
-Boy Scout of the Philippines
-Eagles Club
-Petron
-Department of Tourism
-Philippine National Police
-Bureau Of Fire Protection
-CENRO Zamboanga City
-San Miguel Brewery
-Naval Special Operation Unit (NAVSOU)
-Interact Club Of Metro Zamboanga
-Regional Anti- Cybercrime Unit (PNP ACG RACU 9 )
-Women and Children Protection Center (WCPC)
- Zamboanga National High School West
-PNP Seaborne
A total of 215 individuals participated and a total of 144 sacks of solid waste was Collected.
2) Sta Cruz Island coastal area and SCUBAsurero:
No. of Agencies/Org. Participated - (๐Ÿ˜Ž
SCIPO - 10
NAVSOU6 -12
PCG-MEPFORCE SWM -2
PCG- SPECIAL OPERATION GROUP (SOG)- 4
Academe Rep.- 2
SCAA - 8
CENRO -6 (to include 1 from DOLE)
OCENR- 2
A total of 46 individuals participated and 85 sacks of garbage were collected
in coast line clean-up, while five (5) sacks of plastics bags, bottles and styrofoam were collected during the SCUBAsurero diving under sea waters.
 
๐—–๐—”๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป: Caves are classified into three (3) Classes (Classes I, II and III) in accordance with DENR Memorandum Circular No. 2007-04, Procedure in Cave Classification. Primary considerations in classifying caves are: cave difficulty, hazard, formations, ecological, archaeological, cultural values and other aspects as may deemed recognized by the assessment team.
 
(Photos taken below belongs to Class I. Formations that are considered delicate and fragile.)
 
CLASS I CAVES. Caves with DELICATE and FRAGILE geological formations, threatened species, archaeological and paleontological values and extremely hazard conditions. Allowable use may include mapping, photography, educational and scientific purposes.
 
PLEASE HELP CONSERVE AND PROTECT OUR CAVES!
 
๐Ÿ“ธ Jay Mark Balbosa
DENR Zamboanga Peninsula headed by the ARD for Management Services Dante A. Oporto and PENRO Diomides Pablo together with CENRO Geoffrey Zayas of Ramon Magsaysay and CENRO Felipe Callorina, Jr. of Guipos, Zamboanga Del Sur led the tree planting activity in Biswangan, Lakewood, Zamboanga Del Sur in observance of the Philippine Bamboo Month.
 
Approximately 500 participants from the Municipal Police Station of Lakewood, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, the local residents of Biswangan, Bureau of Fire, Eagles Club, other neighboring Municipal LGUs, selected DENR and DILG personnel planted a total of 3000 seeedlings mostly of narra and bamboo propagules in the 2 hectare area plantation site.
 
Stunning snaps of DENR Zamboanga Peninsula Cavers as they explore the underground wonderland of various caves and cave systems in the region to assess its physical and natural features, and its resources in order to identify its classification per DENR AO 2003- 29 and in accordance with Section 4 of DMC 2007-04 (Procedure in Cave Classification).
 
DENR IX In Charge, Office of the Regional Executive Director ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐——. ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜ receives a Plaque of Recognition from Zamboanga del Sur Governor Victor J. Yu alongside with the 1st District Congresswoman Divina Grace Yu during the 70th Araw ng Zamboanga Del Sur Special Awards program today September 17, 2022.
 
The award was in recognition of his exemplary leadership and organizational ingenuity in leading the institution towards the pinnacle of success that greatly contributed to the promotion and welfare of the people of Zamboanga del Sur serving as an epitome of sincere public service and accountability.