Since 1990 Ted has been consulting with local communities, cities and national parks to enhance ecotourism. On recent trips, Ted has lectured at universities and at the Cultural Center in Asuncion. He has also worked on university exchanges and linkages between Kansas State and Paraguayan universities. He provided input into ecotourism development at Defensores del Chaco National Park and San Rafael National Park and is currently involved in a project to develop an ecotourism directory for the country. Ted is Natural Resources Committee Chair for the Kansas-Paraguay Partners and the Partners of the Americas http://www.partners.net/English/indexeng.htm. All of these efforts have been supported by KPP and POA.