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

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    Electronic Deterrents in Mongolia

    This Baga Bogd trip blog was written by our Mongolian partner on snow leopard conservation, Bariushaa Munkhtsog.  Munkhtsog is a senior wildlife biologist at the Institute of Biology–Mongolian Academy of Sciences and President of Irbis Mongolian Center.   During the socialist times, until the late 1980s, Mongolia had some 27 million livestock, with more than more »

  • Wendy, Betsy, Nancy & Caroline at Bhonte La Pass

    “Trek for Snow Leopard Conservation in Bhutan”

    Wendy, Betsy, Nancy, and Caroline at Bhonte La pass (16,040 ft) The Kingdom of Bhutan, Druk Yul, (Land of the Thunder Dragon) is often referred to as the happiest country on Earth–a country where they measure their success by Gross National Happiness, rather than Gross National Product.  A country where 64% of the land is more »

  • Rodney with sedated snow leopard lying over his lap

    International Snow Leopard Day

    Rodney Jackson in 1981 with first-ever radio-collared snow leopard   The following is a message from Dr. Rodney Jackson, founder and director of Snow Leopard Conservancy, on the first International Snow Leopard Day.   In 1981, I had the incredible privilege of sinking my fingers deep into the fur of a wild snow leopard.  Sedated, more »