Parag Rangnekar

Entrepreneur, Wildlife Photographer and Amateur Conservationist

Mr. Parag Rangnekar is a post graduate in Agriculture and a post graduate in Ecology and Envrinment. He is the State Co-ordinator for Goa of the Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN) and also the founder President of the Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN). He has authored “A Photographic guide to the Butterflies of Goa” and “A catalogue on the Birds of Goa”. He has to his credit 4 species of birds, 17 species of Butterflies and 47 species of Dragonflies & 1 species new to science reported from the state of Goa. He is a member of the Goa State Bio-diversity Board and Invertebrate Conservation and Information Network of South-East Asia.

He has been conferred with the ‘Responsible Tourism Pathfinder Award 2019 by the Outlook Responsible Tourism.