In 2013, former U.S. National Park Ranger Robert “Mac” McIntosh was volunteering with the Mongol Ecology Center assisting managers at Lake Hovsgol National Park near the Russian border with Mongolia. As they reviewed planning documents with the parks chief ranger Enkhtaivan a call came in – … Read More
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Dariganga National Park was established in 2005, covering 367,222 hectares (or 907,000 acres) of land in southeastern Mongolia, and patrolled by three full-time and ten seasonal rangers. Mrs. Ariuntsetseg, one of the very few women superintendents in Mongolia’s park system, has been managing the park since 2017.
Established in 1995, the Numrug National Park encompasses 582,200 hectares (or 1.44 million acres) of land in the most remote part of Eastern Mongolia. Eastern Mongolia is home to the Dornod steppes – uninhabited wild grasslands, roughly six times the size of Serengeti.
Founded in 1975, the Great Gobi B National Park encompasses an area equal to 1,835,725 hectares or 4.5 million acres in the southwestern Gobi. Despite the enormous size, the park has only seven permanent rangers. In 1991, the park joined the International Biosphere Reserve Network of the United Nations.