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World Ranger Day on tap at Whitman

The Whitman Mission will feature World Ranger Day on July 28-29 at the historic mission near Walla Walla.

A special presentation will be given by park ranger Ryan Iehl starting at 2 p.m.

World Ranger Day is sponsored by the International Ranger Federation and is affiliated with World Congress in Tanzania, which includes focus on the human/wildlife conflict, international conservation crime and indigenous people's use of parks and natural resources.

The mission's visitor center opens at 8 a.m. each day, and admission is free.