The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Zamboanga del Sur received a plaque of appreciation from the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Sur for serving as the evaluation team in the Establishment of Municipal Mini-Forest Year-2 last October 1, 2021 at the Office of the PENR Officer, PENRO ZDS, Pagadian City.
 
The plaque was presented by Mr. Roseller Andrades and duly received by PENRO Diomides M. Pablo, together with Chief, MSD Julius James M. Vela and Forest Ranger Edilberto C. Obenza, Jr.
 
The establishment of the Municipal Mini-Forest is in compliance with Provincial Ordinance No. 017, s. 2019 and requires the provision and propagation of endemic tree species and the management and development of nurseries at the project site.
 
DENR IX continually supports programs and projects dedicated to the protection and conservation of the environment.