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In celebration of the International Day of Climate Action, the Philippine Eagle Foundation (Official), the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Forest Foundation Philippines, and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 4-A (CALABARZON) bring you a FREE online screening of the Bird of Prey: To Save Our Eagle!

Join us on the opening program via Facebook live on the DENR CALABARZON Official Facebook page (@DENR4AOfficial) on October 24, 9:00 AM, and get a chance to win a Philippine Eagle Plushie!

Our free online screenings start at 9:00 AM on October 24, 2020, until 12:00 MN of October 25, 2020, Philippine Standard Time (PST).

To register, click the link: or scan the QR code below. #DENRCALABARZON #SavePHEagle #TayoAngKalikasan #internationaldayofclimateaction

A Philippine Cobra (Naja philippinensis) categorized as Other Threatened Species by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was handed over to DENR CENRO Lipa by Mr. Jose Antonio Uy, a concerned citizen of Brgy. Rizal, Lipa City, Batangas on September 30, 2020.

The said wildlife was then brought to the DENR 4A Regional Wildlife Rescue Center on October 1, 2020 for necessary care and supervision.

Be informed further that all the precautionary measures and safety protocols re: COVID-19 threat were properly practiced and observed during the said activity.

CENRO Real received a report from a concerned Sangguniang Barangay member of Poblacion 39, Infanta, Quezon, Barangay Kagawad Honorato Ancheta, Jr. of a reticulated python captured in Infanta Central Elementary School in Infanta, Quezon.

Forester Noelson Caras, together with Forest Technician I Ryan Mortiz supervised the release of the two-meter long reticulated python ( Malayopython reticulatus ) upon assessment that the python is in good condition and there is no apparent injury inflicted on the said wildlife. The python was released in the protected area covered by Proclamation 1636 in Sitio Km. 04, Barangay Magsaysay Infanta, Quezon.

With this development, CENRO Real is continuously informing the public that DENR responds and conducts rescue operations of wildlife despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency encourages everyone to report anyone engaging in the illegal wildlife trade of flora and fauna.

Memorandum of Agreement Signing on the Creation of the San Juan River System Technical Working Group (TWG) in the Province of Batangas in Support of the Rehabilitation and Restoration of the Coastal and Marine Ecosystem of Manila Bay

"This is a battle not against any foreign invaders, not with the use of guns or tanks or cannons, but against an environmental abuse - the Battle for the Rehabilitation of Manila Bay" - DENR CALABARZON Regional Executive Director Nonito M. Tamayo

Participating agencies for the MOA Signing include the DENR CALABARZON, DILG Batangas, DPWH Batangas, DOH-Batangas, DA Regional Field Unit IV-A, Metro Lipa Water District, Tanauan Water District, City Government of Sto. Tomas - Office of the City Waterworks, PNP-Batangas, PNP Maritime Group - 401st MARPSTA, PCG-Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog Luzon, DepEd, and Provincial Government of Batangas.



The DENR CALABARZON through the Enforcement Division conducted an assessment and consultative meeting on the implementation of Lawin Forest and Biodiversity Protection System via video conference on September 30, 2020.

During the meeting, the Lawin Data Managers of the Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO and CENRO) in the region discussed with the Chief, Enforcement Division the accomplishments of their respective offices from January 1, 2020-September 15, 2020 versus the targets per Forest Conservation Area Plan, including Lawin findings such as indicator species and threats observed during patrols, the offices' response to threats, analysis on the effectivity of Lawin implementation within the Conservation Areas, and issues and concerns on the implementation of the System. Prior to the presentations, Ms. Charissa Julianne Canelas from the Forest Management Bureau Lawin Unit mentored the Lawin Data Managers on the application of the Lawin Cyber Tracker.

Through the DENR Administrative Order No. 21, Series of 2018, the Department adopted the Lawin Forest and Biodiversity Protection System as a National Strategy for Forest Biodiversity in the country to strengthen forest and biodiversity protection through the application of a science-based and technology-aided forest protection system that is relevant to forest and biodiversity management.