Consultative Seminar Workshop on the Updating of the Regional Forestry Protection Plan of Region 12 was held at Narra Hall, Cinco Ninas Filipino Cuisine, Koronadal City on January 30-31, 2013. Those in attendance are Officials from the Philippine National Police, Philippine Army, LGU Representatives, CBFMA Chairmen, SIFMA, IFMA and other tenurial holders and DENR Regional and Provincial Officials. Discussions during the Open Forum was focused more on the protection of the remaining forest particularly the enforcement of EO 26(Declaring An Inter Departmental Convergence Initiative For A National Greening Program (NGP); and EO 23 (Declaring a Moratorium on the Cutting and Harvesting of Timber in the Natural and Residual Forests and Creating the Anti-Illegal LoggingTask Force). EO 23 further classified the enforcement as “from civilian to active military operation”. Representing the LGU of Sultan Kudarat Province are Mr. Daniel P. Robles, OIC-ENRO and Mr. Norodin M. Panalunsong, CDA 11 (Forest Management Program In-charge).