How partnership helps rangers from El Salvador and Europe

When rangers around the world stand together, this not only helps them but also precious nature and humankind depending on it. The partnership between rangers from El Salvador and the Bavarian Forest National Park is a truly encouraging example. Its… Read More

Scotland’s rangers welcome funding, but visitor education and seasonal contracts still dominate

Luke Taylor’s story exemplifies the development of rangers in Scotland in recent years: After starting as a ranger in 2016, he has had various seasonal contracts. As of this year, the volunteer International Representative for the Scottish Countryside Ranger Association… Read More

Tracking bears and wolves: Visiting Carpathians as precursor to ranger training

In preparation to our November ranger seminar on Biodiversity, Large Carnivores and Local Communities, we spent a week on site with the Society for the Protection of Wolves. Our host: the Foundation Conservation Carpathia (FCC), a foundation that aims to… Read More

Protected area at the coast of Albania

Protected areas in Albania are growing – ranger capacity must keep pace

In the latest episode of our series on national ranger associations, we visit Albania and its rangers – hosts of our European Ranger Congress (ERC) in October. Rangers in Albania might not have a long history. But their commitment and… Read More