IRF http://www.internationalrangers.org association of protected area professionals Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:26:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 http://i1.wp.com/www.internationalrangers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-IRF_logo_medium_transparent-1-1.png?fit=32%2C32 IRF http://www.internationalrangers.org 32 32 World Ranger Day 2016 – July 31 http://www.internationalrangers.org/world-ranger-day-2016-july-31/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:15:41 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2194 Visit our World Ranger Day and Roll of Honour pages for updated 2016 information.

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Visit our World Ranger Day and Roll of Honour pages for updated 2016 information.

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2016 World Ranger Congress Declarations and 2019 Location Revealed http://www.internationalrangers.org/2016-world-ranger-congress-declarations-2019-location-revealed/ Wed, 15 Jun 2016 03:39:25 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2167 The International Ranger Federation is pleased to announce that the 9th World Ranger Congress will be held in Nepal in 2019 – the WRC’s first time in Asia!

The Estes Park Declaration from the 8th World Ranger Congress is now available here in English and Spanish, with more languages to come.

World Ranger Congress

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The International Ranger Federation is pleased to announce that the 9th World Ranger Congress will be held in Nepal in 2019 – the WRC’s first time in Asia!

The Estes Park Declaration from the 8th World Ranger Congress is now available here in English and Spanish, with more languages to come.

World Ranger Congress

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Another Icelandic Postcard http://www.internationalrangers.org/another-icelandic-postcard/ Thu, 10 Dec 2015 23:48:41 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2105 Sigurður Óskar Jónsson

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Sigurður Óskar Jónsson

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Postcard from Iceland! http://www.internationalrangers.org/postcard-from-iceland/ Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:24:36 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2099 http://www.internationalrangers.org/postcards/dagny-bryndis-sigurjonsdottir/

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Park Law Enforcement Association National Training Conference http://www.internationalrangers.org/park-law-enforcement-association-national-training-conference/ Sat, 19 Sep 2015 03:28:08 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2089 February 2016 in Savannah, Georgia.

Details here: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1383481/cc8291e907/577311765/6dde16943c/

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February 2016 in Savannah, Georgia.

Details here: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1383481/cc8291e907/577311765/6dde16943c/

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WRC2016 – Call for Papers and Posters http://www.internationalrangers.org/wrc2016-call-for-papers-and-posters/ Sun, 13 Sep 2015 23:51:19 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2084 Dear IRF member association,

The Call for Presentations and Posters for the World Ranger Congress is scheduled to close on Sept. 30.

Please pass this information on to your members and others who may be hoping to present at the Congress.

Following is a list of topics to stimulate your thinking on what might be appropriate topics that will be of global interest.

●     Climate Change
●     Poaching
●     Marine Protected Areas
●     Habitat Loss and Fragmentation
●     Youth Engagement
●     Connecting with Diverse Communities
●     Conservation Interpretation and Education
●     Indigenous Peoples’ Connections to Protected Areas / Co-Management
●     Urbanization and Loss of Contact with Land
●     The Pros and Cons of Technology in Parks and Protected Areas
●     The Ranger’s Role in Scientific Management
●     Enforcing the Law in Protected Areas
●     The Effects of conflict on Wildlife, Heritage, and Protected Areas
●     Twinning/Sister Parks

Regards,

Tegan Burton
Secretary
International Ranger Federation

 

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Dear IRF member association,

The Call for Presentations and Posters for the World Ranger Congress is scheduled to close on Sept. 30.

Please pass this information on to your members and others who may be hoping to present at the Congress.
Following is a list of topics to stimulate your thinking on what might be appropriate topics that will be of global interest.
●     Climate Change
●     Poaching
●     Marine Protected Areas
●     Habitat Loss and Fragmentation
●     Youth Engagement
●     Connecting with Diverse Communities
●     Conservation Interpretation and Education
●     Indigenous Peoples’ Connections to Protected Areas / Co-Management
●     Urbanization and Loss of Contact with Land
●     The Pros and Cons of Technology in Parks and Protected Areas
●     The Ranger’s Role in Scientific Management
●     Enforcing the Law in Protected Areas
●     The Effects of conflict on Wildlife, Heritage, and Protected Areas
●     Twinning/Sister Parks
Regards,
Tegan Burton
Secretary
International Ranger Federation

 

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WRC 2016 Call for Presentations and Posters now open http://www.internationalrangers.org/wrc-2016-call-for-presentations-and-posters-now-open/ Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:23:05 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2053 World Ranger Congress 2016: Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA:  The Call for Presentations and Posters is open is open until September 15.

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World Ranger Congress 2016: Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA:  The Call for Presentations and Posters is open is open until September 15.

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9th World Ranger Congress (2019) – Call for Proposals Open http://www.internationalrangers.org/9th-world-ranger-congress-2019-call-for-proposals-open/ Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:23:46 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2043 Find out how your ranger organization can host the 2019 World Ranger Congress!  The Call for Proposals is open from now until November 30, 2015.

http://www.internationalrangers.org/about/world-ranger-congress/9th-world-ranger-congress-2019/

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Find out how your ranger organization can host the 2019 World Ranger Congress!  The Call for Proposals is open from now until November 30, 2015.

http://www.internationalrangers.org/about/world-ranger-congress/9th-world-ranger-congress-2019/

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WRC 2016 Registration now open! http://www.internationalrangers.org/wrc-2016-registration-now-open/ Sun, 31 May 2015 16:11:28 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2027 Register here…registration fee is 600 USD until Sept 1, 2015 (650 USD after).

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Register here…registration fee is 600 USD until Sept 1, 2015 (650 USD after).

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Call for grant proposals to support rangers http://www.internationalrangers.org/call-for-grant-proposals-to-support-rangers/ Tue, 26 May 2015 04:10:11 +0000 http://www.internationalrangers.org/?p=2023 Dear IRF member associations,

Please find here a call for submissions from The Thin Green Line Foundation for projects that support rangers in developing countries with either equipment and/or training.  Briefing notes can be found here, and the proposal submission form can be found here.

Grants of $5000 to $20,000 will be considered, with scope for larger projects if assessed as having merit and funds permit.
Applications close June 5, World Environment Day.

The forms are in English and submissions must be received in English. However you are welcome to translate them or use online translators to assist with the application process. TGLF will endeavour to ask for more information if the translations back into English are not clear.

Please note that items such as travel, congresses and conferences can not be funded through this grant process, it is for on-ground support only.

Please consider making an application ... Read More »

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Dear IRF member associations,

Please find here a call for submissions from The Thin Green Line Foundation for projects that support rangers in developing countries with either equipment and/or training.  Briefing notes can be found here, and the proposal submission form can be found here.

Grants of $5000 to $20,000 will be considered, with scope for larger projects if assessed as having merit and funds permit.
Applications close June 5, World Environment Day.

The forms are in English and submissions must be received in English. However you are welcome to translate them or use online translators to assist with the application process. TGLF will endeavour to ask for more information if the translations back into English are not clear.

Please note that items such as travel, congresses and conferences can not be funded through this grant process, it is for on-ground support only.

Please consider making an application and/or passing this information out to our networks such as ranger contacts, small NGO’s working with rangers, Indigenous ranger groups and so forth.

Please note that information and application forms are also available on the TGLF at http://www.thingreenline.org.au/our-projects/front-line-projects/#/

 

Kind Regards,

Sean Willmore
PresidentInternational Ranger Federation
www.internationalrangers.org

Founder and Director
The Thin Green Line Foundation
www.thingreenline.org.au
Ph 03 8680 2103

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