World Ranger Day presentation slated


Whitman Mission National Historic Site

328 Whitman Mission Road, Walla Walla

Whitman Mission National Historic Site

— The Whitman Mission National Historical Site, 328 Whitman Mission Road, will hold a Peace Corps presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for World Ranger Day, which honors the conservation efforts of park rangers worldwide. There is no charge.

World Ranger Day is sponsored by the International Ranger Federation. An upcoming IRF World Congress in Tanzania includes focus on human-wildlife conflict, international conservation crime, and indigenous people's use of parks and natural resources.

Ryan Iehl, a National Park Service employee at Whitman Mission, will present a slide program on poaching issues at Kasungu National Park in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. As a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009 to 2011,

For more information, call 509-522-6360.


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