Uganda Rangers risk their lives every day when they undertake patrols to protect both people and wildlife.
The Project supports these Rangers through equipment donations and training.
The Project supports conservation in both Queen Elizabeth Parks by working to assist Rangers to develop their skills, encouraging staff to engage with the local community and by ensuring that the Twinning Project is seen by people as a wildlife conservation and environmental project.
The Project sees exchange as an important tool in the development of ideas and key skills. It also believes that by providing training and mentoring opportunities both Parks and their communities
Rangers involvement in local schools is also
seen as vital to the future of conservation.
It is keen for Rangers to be seen as environmental icons and for young people to feel part of the environmental protection process
Rangers in Uganda and the UK share the same commitment and passion for wildlife conservation.
Central to this passion is the belief that education and community engagement our vital components in
sustainable conservation management.
The Queen Elizabeth Parks Project provides supports Rangers
We devise and deliver training and mentoring for Rangers.
We facilitate best practice exchange between Rangers and other staff
We support through equipment donations
Rangers involved in the Project regularly visit our partner schools to promote wildlife conservation and cultural exchange
Project staff also give talks and have meetings with local community groups to discuss wildlife conservation issues
The Queen Elizabeth Parks Project encourages and supports environmental voluntering.
The Project is a vital part of the volunteer ranger initiative at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park.