Entries by Hannah O'Kelly

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What do we mean by ‘direct management’?

At each site we manage, we will… Be responsible for the entire law enforcement component  and for all other personnel, making sure they are properly equipped, trained, and managed in a way which allows them to be as effective as possible. Rehabilitate wildlife habitat, where necessary and reintroduce species that have become locally extinct. Actively manage […]

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Rangers are key

We believe that wildlife protection in real (rather than the mere paper ones sadly so prevalent in Asia) parks is vital for conservation. Our advisor Tony Lynam is in the field this week training in the use of SMART. He tweets how important rangers are in alleviating human-wildlife conflict. “Rangers in Sri Lanka play an […]