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DENR National Capital Region through its South Field Office (SFO) and Enforcement Division (ED), retrieved three (3) reticulated pythons (Malayopython reticulatus) from Taguig and Las Pinas City on September 28 and 29, 2020.

One python was retrieved from Barangay Ibayo-Tipas of Taguig City while the other two pythons were retrieved from Pilar Village in Las Pinas City. Reticulated pythons are among the world's largest reptiles, often growing to lengths of 20 feet or more and they are commonly found in the Philippines. They inhabit steamy tropical rainforests and heavily dependent on water which they can be often be found near small rivers or ponds.

The snakes, listed as “Least Concern” under the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) List of Threatened Species and DENR’s Administrative Order No. 2019-09, were taken to the Wildlife Rescue Center at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City for rehabilitation and possible release back into the wild.

DENR National Capital Region through its North Field Office (NFO) conducted a regular cleanup on the shores of Navotas Centennial Park, Barangay Bagumbayan North, Navotas City on Thursday, 8 October 2020.

Led by NFO Deputy Chief Environmental Officer Olga O. Arzadon, the team composed of NFO personnel and Estero Rangers assigned in the area, removed fifty (50) sacks of mixed solid wastes from the shores.

The Navotas Centennial Park sits right at the mouth of Tullahan River to Manila Bay and trash coming from the upstream portions of the waterway usually ends up on its shores.

Regional Executive Director Jacqueline A. Caancan has ordered all four field offices of the regional office, together with the Estero Rangers, to conduct regular coastal cleanups while observing public health protocols.

DENR National Capital Region through its East Field Office (EFO) conducts cleanup in Baseco beach in Tondo, Manila. The group was able to remove fifty-five (55) sacks of mixed trash composed of water hyacinths and other marine debris.

Regional Executive Director Jacqueline A. Caancan has ordered all four field offices of the regional office, together with the Estero Rangers, to conduct regular coastal cleanups while observing public health protocols.

DENR National Capital Region led by Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Al O. Orolfo (top left, first row) conducted an orientation for Estero Rangers (ERs) assigned to the East Field Office (EFO).

The ERs were informed of their task and role in the cleanup and rehabilitation of Manila Bay, including the conduct of information dissemination on proper solid waste management in their respective barangays and communities.

The ERs will be deployed to different creeks/esteros in Quezon City, Pasig City, and Marikina City and help in the conduct of regular cleanups.

DENR National Capital Region through its West Field Office (WFO) conducts regular cleanup in Baseco Beach in Tondo, Manila.

The team, composed of WFO personnel, Estero Rangers, and Pasig River Coordinating Management Office (PRCMO) recovered a total of 18 sacks of mixed trash from the shores of Baseco, the largest barangay in Manila.

Regional Executive Director Jacqueline A. Caancan has ordered all four field offices of the regional office, together with the Estero Rangers, to conduct regular coastal cleanups while observing public health protocols.