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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