DuGJan chairperson Pacheco Ll. Rances heads the celebration of May as Month of the Ocean together with Marine Protected Area Technical Working Groups from the three municipalities of Duero, Guindulman and Jagna that comprise the DuGJan network. The celebration was on May 25, 2012.
The activity is in collaboration with the Office of the Governor – Bohol Environmental Management Office and Bohol Integrated and Development Foundation (BIDEF).
The activities for the day started off with a motorcade from the town of Jagna towards Guindulman.
Other activities conducted were mangrove planting at Canhaway, Guindulman and blessing of th DuGJan Patrol Boat.
The collaborated effort of the DuGJan MPA Network and BIDEF is responsible for the protection of the coastal waters within the three municipalities against illegal fishers. This network is a strategy by the three municipalities to show their zealous protection of the seas.