Snow Leopard Conservancy advances community-based stewardship of the snow leopard through education, research, and grassroots conservation action.

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    Summer Camp

    Hiking in the hills, telling stories around a campfire, sleeping in tents, taking pictures of wildlife, identifying snow leopard poop…  Wait a minute, snow leopard poop?  This summer camp obviously isn’t happening in the United States! Our Snow Leopard Scouts Program in Nepal recently initiated eleven new Scouts in the Annapurna area of Lower Mustang.  more »

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    Herders’ Hearts Lightened in Remote Manang

    (Because physically predator-proofing livestock corrals with traditional fencing materials can be cost prohibitive in most areas of the snow leopard range, Snow Leopard Conservancy is beginning trials with electronic deterrent devices as a more efficient alternative.  Trials are currently underway using Predator Guard [press release- http://ow.ly/yevQI],  and Foxlights in Nepal, Mongolia, and India.  The following more »

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    Young Village Chief and Snow Leopards

      In remote Annapurna (Nepal) in the Spring of 2011 — one of the remote cameras captured an adult snow leopard named Mukti, literally meaning “liberty”, along the slopes of Muktinath (holy pilgrimage site) situated at the elevation of 4,000 meters. [Muktinath is considered a salvation valley for Hindu people and also a religious site more »