Republic Act No. 6147, dated 09 November 1970
Declared the Philippine Monkey-eating Eagle as a protected bird in the country and mandated the DENR to promulgate rules and regulations for its preservation.
General Administrative Order No. 1, series 1971, dated 10 May 1971
Defines the provisions stated in RA 6147, established several steps to protect the eagle and its nesting sites, and deputized officials to enforce the provisions of the law. This law also prohibits cutting of any tree or plant within a kilometer radius of an eagle nesting site.
Presidential Proclamation No. 1732, dated 08 May 1978
Renamed the “monkey-eating” eagle as the Philippine Eagle.
Presidential Proclamation No. 615, dated 04 July 1995
Declared the Philippine Eagle as the national bird. The law also ordered the DENR to secure the viability of the existing Philippine Eagle population.
Republic Act o. 7586 – NATIONAL INTEGRATED PROTECTED AREAS SYSTEM ACT OF 1992
Established the NIPAS which shall encompass outstanding remarkable areas and biologically important public lands that are habitats of rare and endangered species of plants and animals, biogeographic zones and related ecosystems, whether terrestrial, wetlands or marine, all of which shall be designated as “protected areas”.
Presidential Administrative Order No. 235, dated 25 August 1970
Prohibits the wounding, taking, selling, exchange and/or exporting, possessing and killing the Philippine Monkey-eating Eagle.
DENR Administrative Order No. 90, series 1988, dated 11 November 1988 – ALLOWABLE QUOTA FOR CERTAIN WILDLIFE SPECIES THAT MAY BE COLLECTED
Establishes the limit of wildlife species that may be collected from the wild under a wildlife permit for commercial purposes.
DENR Administrative Order No. 96, series 1988, dated 19 December 1988 – POLICIES ON THE ALLOCATION OF QUOTA ON WILDLIFE
Sets forth the gradual phaseout in the collection and exportation of bird, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates from the wild. Final phaseout is in the year 1994.
DENR Administrative Order No. 54, series 1989, dated 20 June 1989 – ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL BIRD BANDING SCHEME
Protects endangered species especially of migratory birds and base the case for the conservation of wetlands especially those important as waterfowl habitats.
DENR Administrative Order No. 55, series 1991, dated 21 October 1991 – DECLARING THE DUGONG OR SEACOW AS PROTECTED MARINE MAMMAL OF THE PHILIPPINES
Prohibits the killing or taking of the seacow for whatever purposes, except for scientific research, and the destruction or disturbance of its habitat.
DENR Administrative Order No. 7, series 1993, dated 09 July 1993 – GUIDELINES ON THE SELECTION AND CONSERVATION OF CANDIDATE FLAGSHIP SPECIES
Flagship species are those of the wild flora and fauna which can be used as emblems of conservation for certain community/locality owing to its outstanding characteristics, occurrence, importance to the system, capacity to attract attention and contribution to the most important conservation areas. This activity is pursued to generate and encourage public support for conservation projects and perpetuate the existence of certain wildlife species and help conserve biodiversity.
DENR Administrative Order No. 41, dated 02 September 1992 – AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PAWB TO SIGN/APPROVE WILDLIFE EXPORT CERTIFICATION
This order expedites the issuance of Wildlife Export Certification for commercial non-CITES species of butterfly and non-CITES, non-commercial items.
DENR Administrative Order No 25, dated 29 June 1992 – NATIONAL INTEGRATED PROTECTED AREAS SYSTEM (NIPAS) IMPLEMENTING RULES AND GUIDELINES
Establishes the rules and regulations governing the implementation of Republic Act No. 7586 otherwise known as the National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992. Sets forth in detail the processes by which DENR and other concerned institutions and agencies will establish, administer and manage NIPAS, focusing particularly on the twin objectives of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.
DENR Administrative Order No. 13, series 1993, dated 12 March 1993 – GUIDELINES IN THE CONDUCT OF CENSUS AND REGISTRATION OF PROTECTED ARE OCCUPANTS
Procedures are established for the census and registration of occupants of protected areas. The results which are to be posted prominently in barangay halls, municipal halls, and other conspicuous public places shall aid in the establishment of management and buffer zones, and in the preparation of management plans. Participation of NGOs is encouraged. Census teams are made accountable in all entries in the census forms.
DENR Administrative Order No. 30, dated 13 May 1993 – PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR THE WILDLIFE BREEDING INDUSTRY
A policy towards the sustainable management and conservation of economically important wild fauna species and other related species with similar habitat requirements. Incentives are given to encourage the expansion of technical and financial investments in wildlife breeding.
DENR Administrative Order No. 39, dated 08 November 1994 – AMENDING SECTION 50 CHAPTER VIII OF DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 25, S-1992
Clarified the reckoning date of the five (5) year period of stay of a tenured migrant in the area as June 1, 1992 and for areas that may hereinafter be added to the system pursuant to Section 6 of the Act, from the time a Presidential Proclamation is issued by the President .
DENR Administrative Order No. 1, dated 10 January 1994 – AMENDING DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 64 SERIES OF 1993 ENTITLED, “ESTABLISHING THE POPULATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR ANIMALS IN CALAUIT GAME PRESERVE AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY AND PROVIDING GUIDELINES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SAME”
Endemic species that are inhabiting Calauit shall be allowed for translocation only to areas within the Province of Palawan known to be originally inhabited by the species in such a manner as to maintain genetic purity, or may be subject to loan to scientific research and/or zoological institutions.
DENR Administrative Order No. 4, dated 19 January 1994 – ESTABLISHING THE CAVE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION PROGRAM (CMCP) AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREOF
The CMCP ensures the sustainable use, protection, development, management and conservation, as well as the equitable access of the different segments of society to the different benefits offered by caves and cave resources and promotes the widest participation of the different sectors of the society in the planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of the program.
DENR Administrative Order No. 41, dated 11 November 1994 – ADDENDUM TO DAO NO. 14 SERIES OF 1994 SPECIFYING THE ROLE OF THE FOREIGN-ASSISTED PROJECTS OFFICE (FASPO) IN THE IPAS PROJECT
Includes the FASPO in the IPAS Project Coordinating Unit’s Organizational Structure to assist the PCU in the monitoring and evaluation of the IPAS site-based activities, to assist in the strengthening of coordination and linkages with other foreign-assisted projects, and initiate coordination with other funding agencies/institutions for possible financial assistance for other protected areas.
DENR Administrative Order No. 42, dated 16 November 1994 – MEMORANDA OF AGREEMENT IN PROTECTED AREAS
The DENR Secretary shall sign all MOAs concerning protected area management until such time that the final PAMB is organized. Once final PAMB is organized, signing of MOAs and similar documents is delegated to the PAMB Chairman. Final PAMB is also tasked to review all current MOA entered into by the Secretary. Amendments can be incorporated in the amended MOA to be signed by the PAMB Chairman. If there are no amendments, simple ratification by the PAMB is necessary for the documents to remain in force.
DENR Administrative Order No. 45, dated 21 December 1994 – ADDENDUM TO DAO NO. 14, SERIES OF 1994
Provides mechanisms for coordination between the IPAS-GEF project (CPPAP) with the two other ENR-SECAL Components (MEC and RRMP) particularly in areas where both or any of the two components are present. Work relationships among staff in the projects are defined.
DENR Administrative Order No. 47, dated 28 December 1994 – AMENDING SECTIONS 23 AND 27 OF DAO NO. 25 SERIES OF 1992
Defines the frequency of the regular meetings of the PAMB and the PAMB Executive Committee and the quorum during such meetings. This Order also provides for special meetings of both bodies from time to time. The Order also specified that a PAMB member may be removed for any of the reasons enumerated in the DAO No. 25 Section 27.
DENR Memorandum Circular No. 20, Series 1990, dated 10 September 1990 – GUIDELINES ON THE RESTORATION OF OPEN AND DENUDED AREAS WITHIN NATIONAL PARKS AND OTHER PROTECTED AREAS FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
Sets forth sound silvicultural prescriptions for the restoration of open, denuded, degraded and disturbed natural habitats within the national parks and other protected areas pursuant to Section 5, Executive Order No. 192 thereby protecting the integrity and restoring as close as possible, the original condition for purposes of conserving the biological diversity of such areas.
DENR Memorandum Circular No. 6, dated 04 June 1992 – IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECT CARE ACTIVITIES AFTER SPECIES ADOPTION BY EACH BARANGAY, MUNICIPALITY, CITY AND PROVINCE
Issued in consonance with the objectives of Project CARE Community Awareness of Resources and Environment) of developing community awareness and involvement in natural resource conservation. The activity is to be undertaken by LGUs and DECS with assistance from the DENR after the adoption of a tree, a flower, or an animal by each barangay, municipality, city and province.
DENR Memorandum Circular No. 16, Series 1992, dated 13 May 1993 – GUIDELINES ON THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF BUFFER ZONES FOR PROTECTED AREAS