Baños de Agua Santa, in the province of Tungurahua,is the headquarters of the Latin American Ranger Meeting, which brings togetherdelegates from Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Argentina,Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Cuba and Ecuador.
with the objective of discussing the challenges,risks and strategies of park rangers in the region. The event began on Monday,November 5 and will last until November 10. The appointment is organized by theAssociation of Rangers of Ecuador.
It will have spaces such as lectures and talkson job stability and social problems in its functions; training and academictraining, among others. In addition, there will be a visit to the CotopaxiNational Park, one of the most visited protected areas of continental Ecuador.
María Victoria Chiriboga, Vice Minister of theEnvironment of Ecuador, in her speech highlighted the importance of theplanet’s guardians for the conservation and protection of the environment.”We must understand that we human beings are born of nature.
Therefore, we must ensure the protection of theplanet, of the protected areas that generate life, “he said. OscarCarvajal, delegate of the organizing committee, said that this is theopportunity to generate “commitments in relation to the work of all parkrangers, with the support of the authorities to strengthen the protection andconservation of these spaces of vital importance for life ” (I)