Croatian rangers: environmental education is crucial to encounter mass tourism

Croatia is booming as a tourist destination, its extremely diverse nature with numerous waters, islands, beaches, cliffs and mountains groaning under masses of tourists. For the nature reserves and their rangers, the growing tourism infrastructure brings ever-increasing tasks outshining many… Read More

“The ranger profession now is officially recognised in Romania”

Romania had its first national park as early as 1938: Retezat National Park in the southeast. One of the first rangers there and in Romania at all was Florin Halastauan, known to many in the ranger community as “Hombre”. We… Read More

“Amazing how Finnish rangers are working on the same ideas as in other countries”

Being a ranger in Finland: In Nuuksio national park this often means working a lot with volunteers, but also prisoners. It does for Teemu Laine: the spokesperson of the Finnish ranger association Suomen Rangerit and field supervisor in Nuuksio national… Read More