Ensuring snow leopard survival and conserving mountain landscapes by expanding environmental awareness and sharing innovative practices through community stewardship and partnerships.

  • I, Snow Leopard

    Many thanks to Orion Magazine for permission to share a piece from their July-September issue, “I, Snow Leopard,” a poem by Jidi Majia (Translated from the Chinese By Frank Stewart) with an Introduction by Barry Lopez. Jidi Majia is an indigenous poet of the Nuosu (Yi) people of southwestern China’s mountains. His poetry expresses the more »

  • Rodney Jackson and Tashi Ghale

    Saving Nepal’s Snow Leopards

    The Manang District of central Nepal covers an area of 2246 sq.km. and supports some 9,500 people in twelve villages. There are 32 primary schools and 17 secondary schools. To the north lies the District of Mustang, separated from Manang by Thorung La, a 5415-meter (17,766 foot) pass. Snow leopards have long inhabited this region, more »

  • Snow Leopard Day!

    Thanks to everyone who attended our International Snow Leopard Day celebrations, and contributed to our Fund-a-Need for Savings & Credit associations in Nepal. By supporting these largely women-run organizations we send a many faceted message; we care about you and your families; we are willing to tackle the non-sexy, hard work of addressing your most more »