Definition of forest ranger in English:

forest ranger


  • A person in charge of patrolling and maintaining an area of forest and enforcing regulations.

    ‘the forest rangers take regular guided walks’
    • ‘"We've been working together with the police and forest rangers to curb illegal logging that is rampant in the area," he said.’
    • ‘The forest ranger was unimpressed and said he would have to vacate the home as it was on public land.’
    • ‘For many years, forest rangers waged a war against dwarf mistletoe.’
    • ‘Late in life, she has found her vocation as a forest ranger.’
    • ‘The lack of forest rangers is an obstacle to conservation.’
    • ‘He said that when he was growing up, "the only thing I ever wanted to be was a forest ranger."’
    • ‘Frightened villagers stay indoors while forest rangers search for the wild cats.’
    • ‘They go deep into the conservation area with neither a forest ranger nor a police officer in sight.’
    • ‘The trip offered the chance to meet and talk with forest rangers.’
    • ‘She's now a forest ranger who cultivates a home menagerie of exotic reptiles.’