In its commitment to spread awareness on timely environmental concerns, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Zamboanga Peninsula through its Regional Strategic Communications and Initiatives Group (RSCIG) conducted a 2-day Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) campaign with the youth, senior citizen (SC), and persons with disability (PWD) sector in Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur on February 9 and 10, 2022.
The first day of the campaign was attended by 25 Sanggunihang Kabataan (SK) Federation members of Tukuran. A Tayo Ang Kalikasan covenant signing between DENR IX and the SK Federation was achieved at the end of the first day of the campaign. This covenant is a symbol of both parties’ commitment to environmental projects and programs.
There were 25 members of the senior citizen and PWD sector of Tukuran who attended Day 2 of the campaign, in which relevant environmental lectures were discussed. The SCs and PWDs were also treated to a free manicure, pedicure, and hair cut session.
The DENR IX team discussed topics on Solid Waste Management, Climate Change, Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation, Wetlands, Land Titling and Application, Responsible Mining, Geological Hazards, Single Use Plastics, Basura Mo Food Packs Ko, and Tayo Ang Kalikasan.
DENR IX will continue its commitment in spreading environmental awareness to all its stakeholders through the conduct of IEC, as well as utilizing tri-media such as newspaper, radio, and online media.