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

  • 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 »

  • Janet in Mongolian dress next to a camel

    Bactrian Camels of Mongolia

      Janet Williams at camel festival in Mongolia (photo J.Williams)   Snow Leopard Conservancy donor Janet Williams made her second trip to Mongolia, in February, 2014. As you can see, Janet doesn’t look her age, nor was she daunted by “Bold,” the intrepid Land Cruiser in which she would spend much of two weeks covering more »

  • Several African girls wearing pink traditional costumes performing a dance

    Conservation Education Makes Lion Hearted Kids!

      During the recent  Global Big Cat Alliance gathering in South Africa, we had the honor of visiting the Powerline Primary School, one of nine centers participating in the Global White Lion Protection Trust education program.  We were hosted by the school’s founder, Princess Kabello Chiloane, from the Sepedi branch of the local Moletele Tribe, and more »