DENR-13 under the leadership of Regional Executive Director Nonito M. Tamayo, CESO III, spearheads Orientation/Briefing for Field Practicum/On-the-Job Training students of Caraga State University (CSU) on July 27, 2022, at the DENR Regional Covered Court in Brgy. Ambago, Butuan City.

A total of 158 (145 Bachelor of Science in Forestry and 13 BS Environmental Science) students attended the activity. These students will be assigned to the different DENR field offices in Caraga Region including CENROs Bayugan, Bunawan, Cantilan, Nasipit, Tubay, and Talacogon; PENROs Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur; the Modernized and Mechanized Forest Nursery (MMFN) in Bislig City; Forest and Wetland Research, Development and Extension Center in Bood Promontory Eco Park; and Protected Area Management Office of Siargao Islands Protected Landscapes and Seascapes.

The event started with the acknowledgment of guests and participants facilitated by DMO V and Regional NGP Coordinator For. Luis P. Gonzaga, followed by the messages of CSU's Director of the Office of the Students Internship Program, Rosalina A. Sagocsoc and DENR Caraga RED Tamayo.

The Resource Speakers during the orientation were OIC, Planning and Management Division Chief Mary Kathleen P. Po, Chief Administrative Officer Evangeline M. Astillo, and Administrative Officer V Johanna A. Aguilar.

Also present during the event were CSU's Forestry Department Chairperson, For. Joel Mercado; OJT Faculty Supervisors For. Liezel Cortejos-Obo, For. Jeshaiah Chen Mopheth Aguilar, For. Marle Angelo Perodes, For. Cornelio Casilac Jr., and For. Victor Corbita.