31 July, Chelela: The Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests celebrated the third World Rangers Day after Bhutan’s membership to the international Rangers Federation (IRF) in 2017. The day is celebrated by the IRF’s member association, the Thin Green Line Foundation, and by organizations and individuals who support and acknowledge the work of rangers worldwide.
The day observed the theme “Celebrating our Rangers”. The rangers in Bhutan serves as the frontline in protecting the natural heritage for future generations. They work tirelessly to protect some of the most endangered species like tigers, elephants and snow leopards which are also the animals widely targeted by poachers for illegal wildlife trade.
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