Samuel Loware, a Uganda Wildlife Authority Field Ranger has been named the Field Ranger of the year at this year’s Rhino Conservation Awards.
Loware, who is attached to Kidepo Valley National Park beat Julius Kaputo of Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park and Losas Lenamunyi of Kenya’s Sera Community Conservancy for the Northern Rangelands Trust.
UWA expressed excitement about the development saying that Loware has contributed greatly to the enhancement of wildlife populations in the park through data collection.
“Congratulations Samuel Loware our Ranger from Kidepo Valley National Park upon winning the Rhino Conservation Award 2020. He has contributed greatly to enhancement of wildlife populations in the park through data collection, data analysis and mapping to ensure appropriate management decisions are taken to protect the integrity of the park”
Loware is part of the team currently doing habitat assessments from the reintroduction of Rhinos and other translocations of wildlife to ensure the conservation of these key species.
The Rhino Conservation Awards celebrate people and organizations working hard to reduce the threats and increase the sustainability of conservation efforts in Africa.