A total number of 39 pieces of sawn lumber was apprehended during the rainy afternoon of February 9, 2020, at the bank of Kailogan River, Brgy. Sta. Catallina, Atimonan, Quezon. The lumber was identified as Red and White Lauan with an approximate volume of 442 board feet. The apprehension was headed by CENRO Calauag personnel, together with the Sanguniang Barangay and Kapit Bisig Farmers Association Inc. (KBFAI).

The apprehended forest products were proclaimed as abandoned and are currently in custody of CENRO Calauag for safekeeping. The lumber was estimated to be Php Php 13,279.80.

An Administrative Confiscation Proceedings will be headed by CENRO Calauag for appropriate storage and disposal of the forest products.

Anyone who will be caught cutting and transporting forest products without the necessary permits will be charged for violation of Section 77 of R.A. 7161, formerly Section 68, PD 705, as amended.

DENR CALABARZON is urging the public to report Environment and Natural Resources-related, especially illegal logging operation cases via hotline 8888,  sms to +639456215007/ +639083340224, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send us photos, videos and other information via https://www.facebook.com/DENR4AOfficial/  ###