DENR confiscates illegal logs in Daet
by RB Manlangit
Daet, Camarines Norte (21 June) -- The Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) has confiscated some 15,313.07 board feet of illegal logs from the period January to June this year.
In a meeting of the Multi-Sectoral Forest Protection Committee (MSFPC) yesterday at the PIA provincial Office, Forester II Alejandro Maranan, Chief of the Forest Protection and Law Enforcemnt/Utilization said that included in the confiscated logs were lumbers, firewoods, white and red lauans and finished products like cabinets and tables.
He said that they had apprehended illegal logs thru the help of the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) through their checkpoints.
He added that they had filed four cases, of these 2 cases in the Provincial Prosecution Office (PPO) and 2 cases in the Regional Trial Court (RTC).
The MSFPC chaired by Rosalita Manlangit, Provincial Head of the PIA, also discussed the initial plans for this year which include the continuation of the information dissemination campaign (IEC), lakbay tubig and monitoring of the Eco-lege program where some students planted trees for them to cut and sell these for their college tuition fees. (PIA Camarines Norte) [top]