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CENRO BISLIG, SURIGAO DEL SUR Enforcement Team headed by CENRO Michael E. Montalban in coordination with the 75th Infantry Batallion, Philippine Army confiscated 153 pieces (754.04 bd. feet) of illegal lumber products of yakal, lauan, and molave species during a search and confiscate operation at Sitio Suwa, Barangay Bigaan, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur on Monday, July 17, 2017 in a continued intensified Anti-Illegal Logging Campaign ordered by DENR 13 OIC, Regional Director Charlie E. Fabre region wide. The illegally-sawn lumbers were obviously abandoned by the timber poachers after sensing the DENR operatives are approaching their lair. (DENR Photo by RPAO 13)