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The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Tacurong City rescued on Tuesday (September 29) a matured Rhesus Philippine long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis philipensis) at Purok 6, Barangay Bual, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat after a concerned citizen notified the office through social media on Monday evening.
Emman Santle said that the monkey was discovered by his neighbors days ago while the primate was drooping on a tree.
Santle said that his neighbor named “Ernesto” took care of the monkey as the latter noticed that it was suffering from an injury on its left arm.
Upon the inspection conducted by the CENRO Tacurong City Protected Area and Wildlife Section led by Forester II Haron Hasan, the team noticed the injury and immediately provided the first aid.
Forester Hasan said that the primate will be transferred to the DENR-12 Regional Wildlife Rescue Center in Lutayan for further examination and rehabilitation.
The Rhesus macaque is one of the “least-concern” species according to International Union for Conservation of Nature. (ANMagarang) | Courtesy: CENRO Tacurong PAWS


ENR ACADEMY BASIC COURSE COMPLETED. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Regional Office 12 through its Human Resource Development Section has completed on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 a six-day Environment and Natural Resources Academy (ENRA) basic course webinar series.
The ENRA is a specialized competency development program of the department designed to augment knowledge gaps, calibrate understanding of ENR laws, and sharpen proficiencies of DENR employees to improve the delivery of service to the public.
In his message, Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer encouraged the participants to take the ENRA Basic webinar course as a window of opportunity to grow and be inspired to become future leaders.
“As frontliners, you are the cream of the crop of your respective offices. You are the future leaders of our department. You carry a great responsibility of leading your colleagues, so use this opportunity as there are more in DENR than your current positions”, Alicer stressed.
Forester Zobair B. Sidic, the Chivalry batch president, said that amidst pandemic the regional office continues to adapt new and strategic ways of acquiring knowledge through a webinar course.
“Amidst the struggle brought about by this ongoing pandemic, we continue to adjust and find new ways of learning. t’s not easy in the beginning but in the long run, we will get used to it. This crisis cannot stop us from learning especially in improving our services for the clients”, Zobair emphasized.
Meanwhile, the online class eyes on a community project to complete the 52-hour course requirements, to finally graduate in December, this year. | (Photos by: HRDS12)

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DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations, Enforcement and Muslim Affairs Jim O Sampulna, CESO III (left) together with DENR Assistant Secretary for Field Operations in Western Mindanao Metodio U. Turbella today formally installed Atty. Felix S. Alicer (right) as the new Regional Executive Director (RED) of DENR Region-12.

Per DENR Special Order No. 2020-191 signed by Secretary Roy A. Cimatu on June 5, 2020, Atty. Alicer succeeded Dr. Sabdullah C. Abubacar, CESO IV as the new DENR-12 RED after the latter’s retirement from government service.

Atty. Alicer was the RED of DENR Caraga Region prior to his assignment in Region 12.

The event was witnessed by Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Technical Services Engr. Mama G. Samaon, ARD for Management Services Donna Mayor-Gordove, CESO IV, Environmental Management Bureau-12 Regional Director Engr. Omar M. Saikol, BARMM-MENRE Deputy Minister Datu Tungko M. Saikol, Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers and other DENR-12 personnel. # # #


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In Photo: DENR-12 Planning Management Division Chief, Vicente Y. Curtiz speaks before the participants on the Accomplishment Reporting System (ARS), held in Regional Office, Koronadal City.

Some DENR-12 regional and field offices personnel from planning and finance offices on Wednesday, March 11, took part in the pre-assessment meeting on the implementation of Accomplishment Reporting System (ARS) in Koronadal City. ARS is a system which enables personnel to fast track the submission of reports and other accomplishment documents. #




ARD TS Turn Over Ceremony

DENR-12 Regional Executive Director Dr. Sabdullah C. Abubacar, CESO IV (middle), facilitated on Tuesday, March 10, at the agency’s function hall, the ceremonial turn over of the DENR Banner and Key of Responsibility between the outgoing and incoming DENR-12 Assistant Regional Directors (ARDs) for Technical Services.

DENR Special Order No. 2020-94 recently signed by Secretary Roy A. Cimatu designated Engr. Mama G. Samaon (right) as the new DENR-12 ARD for Technical Services.

ARD Samaon, the former Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer of South Cotabato, succeeded outgoing ARD Ma. Socorro C. Lanto (left) after the latter’s retirement from government service. #