World Ranger Day
World Ranger Day is celebrated worldwide each year on July 31st to commemorate Rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work Rangers do to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage.
World Ranger Day
World Ranger Day is celebrated worldwide each year on July 31st to commemorate Rangers killed or injured in the line of duty, and to celebrate the work Rangers do to protect the planet’s natural resources and cultural heritage.
How to stand with Rangers on World Ranger Day
On July 31st we pause and reflect on the courage and sacrifice that Rangers make. We honour Fallen Rangers and stand with the people bravely protecting wildlife on the frontline of conservation.
World Ranger Day is an initiative of the International Ranger Federation (IRF) promoted with its official charity, The Thin Green Line Foundation. Help us recognise the work of Rangers globally using the methods below:
Post on Social Media : Post pictures of yourself, friends and colleagues holding the World Ranger Day sign (available in our downloadable resource kit) and pay tribute to our conservation heroes. Share these pictures with us on the International Ranger Federation Facebook and The Thin Green Line Facebook social pages using the hashtags: #WorldRangerDay #StandWithRangers #NaturesProtectors
Show Support by adding the “I stand with Rangers” frame to your Facebook and Twitter profile pictures. Frames are avaialble in .png file format in our resource kit (available below), or skip the download and upload directly via Facebook Frame Studio and Twibbon.
Honour Fallen Rangers: Pause for a moment on July 31st to honour those Rangers who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage. Please see the resource kit below for the 2021 Honour Roll and 2009-2020 In Memoriam.
World Ranger Day Resources
The World Ranger Day resource kit is a selection of images and files we’ve created to help you recognise the work of Rangers and celebrate them on World Ranger Day. The kit is available in English, French and Spanish languages. Read the FAQ’s below for more information on how to use these resources.
How to use the resource kit?
Print these out and take pictures of yourself holding them alongside your friends, family and colleagues. Remember to share these pictures with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and use the hashtags #WorldRangerDay #StandWithRangers #NaturesProtectors
Profile Picture Frames:
The resource kit is packed with images ready for upload to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. On World Ranger Day (and before!) post these to your social media channels or use them in emails to help spread the word and advocate for natures protectors.
What is included in the resource kit?
Inside the resource kit you’ll find images and documents with the message “I stand with the world’s Rangers” and “We stand with the world’s Rangers”. These are available in the following dimensions.
PDF documents: A4 and A3 sizes
- Facebook Cover (820×462)
- Facebook Image (1200×1200)
- Instagram Image (1080×1080)
- Twitter Cover (1500×500)
- Twitter Image (1024×514)
- Facebook Frame
- Twitter Frame
Other Ways to Get Involved
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It also offers financial support to the families of Rangers that have lost their lives.