DAO 1999-02: Transfer of the Tamaraw Conservation Program to Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureauhot! 10/05/2009
In accordance with Section 18 of Executive Order No. 192 or 1987, the supervision, operations and management of the Tamaraw Conservation Program (TCP) is hereby transferred from DENR-Region IV to the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) effective 01 January 1999.
DAO 1999-24: Addendum to Section 19 (h) of DAO No. 25: Composition of the Protected Area Management Boardhot! 10/05/2009
In order to ensure the effective management and operation of the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) within the coastal and marine protected areas, Section 19 (h) of DAO 25, Series of 1992 is hereby amended:
DAO 1999-31: Ecological Destination Development Guidelines for Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi hot! 10/05/2009
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 192 giving mandate to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to protect and manage the country’s biological resources; Republic Act 6734, creating the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM); Executive Order No. 542 as the government’s response to conserve our endangered marine turtle resources; Memorandum Circular No. 83, a Philippine government initiative creating the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asian Growth Area (BIMPEAGA) to encourage economic and social development in the subregion; Joint DENR-DOT Memorandum Circular No. 98-02, providing guidelines for ecotourism development in the Philippines to promote sustainable development through tourism; and the recent Bilateral Agreement between the Governments of the Philippines and Malaysia establishing the Turtle Islands Heritage Protected Area (TIHPA) towards the conservation of the only major remaining green turtle nesting rookery in the ASEAN Region, the following guidelines are hereby promulgated.
DAO 1999-39: Guidelines for the Development and Management of Ecological Destinations in the Philippineshot! 10/05/2009
In line with the Department’s mandate to promote sustainable development, and cognizant of the Philippines’ abundance in ecological destinations, the guidelines for Ecological Destinations Development and Management in the Philippines are hereby promulgated as follows.
In the interest of the service and in order to ensure the effective management and operation of PAMB and its Executive Committee and for the concerned CENRO to actively participate in the management of protected areas thru the Board, Sections 22 and 25 of DAO No. 96-02 are hereby amended to read as follows:
DAO 1999-45: Rules and Regulations on the Sale and Farming of Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus)hot! 10/05/2009
Pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order No. 192 of 1987, in compliance with the Government’s commitments to the Convention in International Trade on Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) and the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), in pursuit of the DENR’s mandate to promote the socioeconomic wellbeing of the Filipino people through the introduction of crocodile farming industry and transfer of related technologies, and in order to ensure equitable-sharing of benefits derived from the country’s biological resources particularly from crocodiles, the following rules and regulations on the sale and farming of Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) from CrocodileFarming Institute (CFI) are hereby promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned.
DAO 1999-49: Guidelines in the Livelihood Activities and Opportunities for Qualified Protected Area Occupantshot! 10/05/2009
Pursuant to Sections 9 and 10(a) and (b) of RA 7586 otherwise known as NIPAS Act of 1992 and Sections 6, 8, 10 and 53 of DAO 25, series of 1992, the Implementing Rules and Regulations, providing for the protection of rights of protected area occupants as prescribed under the management planning strategy and prescribing permissible human activities for livelihood activities and opportunities based on sustainable resource utilization within protected areas, the following guidelines are hereby promulgated.
DAO 1999-51: Transfer of the Crocodile Farming Institute Project to the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureauhot! 10/05/2009
In pursuit of Section 18 of Executive Order No. 192 of 1987, the supervision, operations and management of the Crocodile Farming Institute Project (CFI) is hereby transferred from the Office of the Undersecretary for Policy and Technical Services, DENR-Central Office to the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB).