Monday Convocation Program of the DENR held at Brgy. Ambago, Butuan City on September 26, 2011

PSUPT Romaldo G. Bayting, PESE (DSC) seated at the front table with the officials of the DENR13 Region leads the members of the Police Regional Mobile Group (RMG), 13th Regional Public Safety Batallion based at Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez in Libertad, Butuan City who were given recognition by the DENR during a Monday convocation program of the DENR at Barangay Ambago, Butuan City on September 26,2011. Besides PSupt.Bayting are from left Regional Technical Director for Forest Management Musa Saruang, DENR 13 Regional Executive Director Leonardo R. Sibbaluca, RTD for Research Virgilio dela Cruz, RTD for Protected Areas, Wildlife and Coastal Zone Management Mario Eludo and RTD for Land Management Services Atty. Paquito Rosal. The PNP-RMG personnel were cited for their full support and security assistance to the DENR personnel in the implementation of the total logging ban under Executive Order No.23 issued by President Benigno S.C. Aquino III on February 1,2011 that resulted in the confiscation and apprehension of more than P 70 million worth of illegal logs to date. (Photo by H.F.Gallego,DENR-RPAO13/PIA-Caraga)