Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 4A Regional Executive Director Nonito Tamayo (5th from left), and Col. Romula Satparam, Group Commander of the 4th Regional Community Defense Group, ARESCOM (4th from left), show the signed Memorandum of Partnership (MOPA) that would provide DENR CALABARZON a designated area for its nursery of replacement seedlings from cutting permits, an area for the repository of confiscated forest products, and assistance and security for maintaining those two areas. The forging of MOPA was held on August 14, 2020 at the DENR CALABARZON Regional Office in Calamba City, Laguna. Also in the photo are witnesses to the MOPA: Forester Melvin Lalican, Manila Bay Coordinating Office focal person (1st from left), Mr. Ronilo L. Salac, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer in Laguna (2nd from left), Lieutenant Colonel Alfredo Caneo, Operations Officer at ARESCOM (3rd from left), and Forester Ambrosio Lapis, Chief of Environmental Management Systems of DENR CALABARZON (utmost right). ###