IVLP on Our Planet: Wildlife Conservation and Combatting Trafficking

The U.S. Embassy Bangkok is proud to showcase Khun Ruthairat Songchan’s trip to the U.S. under the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Khun Ruthairat, Forestry Technical Officer from Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, attended the IVLP on “Our Planet: Wildlife Conservation and Combatting Trafficking” from April 22-May 12, 2017 where she had the opportunities to examine the roles of public and private sectors in the U.S. in their protection of wildlife resources as well as the U.S. policy towards wildlife conservation and management. One of the trip’s highlights was the visit to Yellowstone National Park in Montana where she saw grizzly bear, American bison and other native American animals.