Association of protected area professionals


Park Law Enforcement Association National Training Conference

Posted on September 18th in IRF.

February 2016 in Savannah, Georgia.

Details here:

WRC2016 – Call for Papers and Posters

Posted on September 13th in IRF, WRC.
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
Tegan Burton
International Ranger Federation


WRC 2016 Call for Presentations and Posters now open

Posted on July 25th in WRC.

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

9th World Ranger Congress (2019) – Call for Proposals Open

Posted on June 15th in IRF, WRC.

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.

WRC 2016 Registration now open!

Posted on May 31st in IRF, WRC.

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