The International Ranger Federation invites you to be part of the State of the Ranger Report. A first global report on the ranger profession worldwide.
Are you a Ranger? Please be part of the Report by completing the survey.Read More
Gardes Nature de France (French Ranger Association) and the International Ranger Federation (IRF) are working closely together in organizing the 10th IRF World Ranger Congress.Read more
Rangers have different titles around the world, from forest guard to wildlife warden. They come from big cities, small villages and Indigenous communities. However, one thing they all have in common is how indispensable they are to protecting the wild.Read more
From the biodiverse Amazon forests shared by many countries, the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor that reaches up to Galapagos Marine Reserve, the extension of grasslands in the Southern Cone, the Patagonia Region and outstanding Andes mountain ridge to the renowned World Heritage Site Machu Picchu, rangers across this vast continent work tirelessly to protect natural resources and abundant wildlife in collaboration with an enormous diversity of indigenous peoples and local communities.Read more
Asia is recognized for its incomparable richness in biodiversity, encompassing a wide variety of plant and animal species that establish it as a global hotspot for biodiversity.Read more
The Oceania region is comprised of the 24 countries and territories of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia and New Zealand containing a diverse range of ecosystems.Read more
Rangers across the United States and Canada work to preserve, protect, and share our natural, cultural, and scenic resources through education, engineering, and enforcement efforts. Our agencies have varied responsibilities, but our goals are common in protecting areas set aside for variety of conservation purposes.Read More
From Iceland to Israel; the Azores to Albania, the European region is both immense and diverse. “All over Europe, natural areas aim at conserving biodiversity and reconnecting people with nature. A few men and women work in the field to protect these areas: the Rangers”Read more
From northern Mexico, crossing along the tropical rainforest of Selva Maya Corridor, the Mesoamerican Reef System and all the way to Caribbean Islands, rangers play a key role protecting outstanding biodiversity in land and water along with local communities from diverse cultures and backgrounds.Read more
The vast continent of Africa boasts protected and conserved areas that cover mountains, savannah, tropical rainforest and immense riverine systems; home to some of the worlds most emblematic wildlife. Rangers work 24/7 to support, conserve, protect and restore habitats, species, ecosystems and local communities.