DENR-12 Enforcement Division (ED) headed by For. Dirie P. Macabaning is presently conducting a two-day (November 9-10) activity entitled, “𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭’𝐬 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 (𝐅𝐏𝐌𝐒)” at Agua Frio, Koronadal City.
Currently, DENR Soccsksargen has a total of twelve (12) forest product monitoring stations located in the following areas: Kalamansig (2), Tacurong (2), Matalam (2), Midsayap (1), Kiamba (2), Glan(1), Tupi(1), and Gensan(1).
On behalf of DENR XII Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer, Administrative Division Chief Iki M. Ontawar emphasized that the commitment of enforcers and personnel must always be at its highest. “This is both a challenge and an opportunity that we should take on in order to improve our delivery of service to the public,” she said.
Meanwhile, Forester Macabaning reminded the monitoring station personnel to not leave the checkpoints unattended. “Do not abandon your posts. ‘The protection of our environment and natural resources should always come first,” he said.
The two-day activity aims to orient DENR personnel manning the FPMS regarding Presidential Decree 705, as amended, also known as the Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines, including the required necessary documents pertaining to the transport of forest products, tools, and implements, conveyance, and documents for the transport of mineral resources and wildlife species.
Also present in the event are Atty. IV Fretzel Mae Deadio of Legal Division, Assistant Administrative Division Chief Marcelina G. Cabaña, Assistant ED Chief Alamina Manalao, DENR FPMS personnel from Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Saranggani and South Cotabato, Human Resource and Development Section and Regional Enforcement Division personnel.|