Office of the President

Calendar of Events

<< May 2015 >> 
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
      1  2  3
  4  5  6  7  8  910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Trivia

OTHER LINKS

EAS-Congress-2015-big-rectangle-web
Coseram-web
basura patrol final
story of juan-web
CBEP-web

Region 3

DENR team nets P5M worth of hot logs in Aurora, Quezon provinces

logsCITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA -- At least 3,000 pieces of hot logs were confiscated in mid January 2011 by an 81-man joint anti-illegal logging team in the Sierra Madre mountains, along the Umiray River in the boundary of Aurora and Quezon provinces.

The catch brought to over 200,000 board feet the total volume of contraband logs confiscated by the DENR since the regional office mounted a campaign against illegal logging in 2006.

DENR Regional Executive Director Ricardo Calderon said the logs were floated down the Umiray River from the cutting areas within the 12,000-hectare private timberland of the Green Circle Properties in the Quezon side of the Sierra Madre mountains.

“We are closely coordinating with forest protection officers from Quezon to synchronize our efforts and level up our surveillance and monitoring activities in the Dingalan-Gen. Nakar area,” Calderon explained, adding that big-time financiers from Mauban, Quezon are bankrolling timber poaching operations to supply local woodworks and pallet manufacturing industry in southern Luzon.

Calderon said DENR Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje has earlier placed eight monitoring stations and checkpoints on red alert in a bid to root out timber poachers and neutralize illegal logging in the tri-boundary of Aurora, Nueva Ecija and Bulacan provinces.

In a related development, DENR officials have filed illegal logging charges against Mayor Rommel del Rosario of Bagac, Bataan, after some 1,000 board feet of undocumented lumber loaded on a government truck registered to the town government was found in his private residence.

Del Rosario, who described the sawmill in front of his house as “carpentry machine,” was under surveillance by DENR operatives for the past six months after being tagged by concerned residents of Bagac as behind the illegal logging trade in his town.

The DENR also recommended the filing of administrative and criminal cases against Bagac police chief, Sr. Inspector George Santiago, after some 1,900 board feet of confiscated lumber due for donation to the Department of Education allegedly “disappeared” under his custody.

Since 2006, the DENR’s regional office has already confiscated a total of 870,000 board feet of contraband forest products valued at P29 million, and filed over 150 illegal logging cases in local courts.

NEWS

PH supports UNEP report on resource efficiency in Asia-Pacific
Thursday, May 21, 2015

UNEP SecPaje Thailand-web

The Philippines supports a report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) that calls for more efficient use of resources and waste minimization among Asia-Pacific nations.

According to Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje, the UNEP report could serve as an essential guide for governments and policymakers in the transition to low-carbon and resource-efficient economy. >> more 

 

Other News

More News


PHOTO RELEASE

More Photos

FEATURE

Growing Bohol's Future

(The Philippine Starweek, April 16, 2015)

The-Phil-Starweek April-19-2015 page1a-web

 
 
When natural disasters strike, we often have no choice but to hold on...   >>more

More Feature Articles


IN OUR REGIONS

DENR-Region 12

DENR-Region 12 to support the Sajahatra Bangsamoro Program     The regional offic...

DENR-Region 12

DENR pushes gender and development in Region 12   In an effort to sustain a stronger an...

DENR-Region 10

DIALOGUE WITH DENR-REGION 10 STAFF   Department of Environment and Natural Resources (D...

  • DENR-Region 12
  • DENR-Region 12
  • DENR-Region 10

More In Our Regions

Trunklines/Hotlines

trunklines2-webhotlines2-web

Follow Us

facebook2  

FRONTLINE SERVICES

citizen charter front-web2

Announcements

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Disaster-Consciousness-tarp-Final-webSecretary Ramon Paje's letter to co-workers 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyber-Security front-webThere is a need to provide info to DENR employees on how to protect themselves from people abusing technology for their own gain.

 

SRJPP Message front-web2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOO 2015 new-web 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geoportal-WEB

enrsis new

geo-hazard-mapping
national-greening-program

cc3

PBB-web

transparencysealecc
denr-procurement
philgeps

Page Statistics

Content View Hits : 3912324