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The Snow Leopard Magazine

We are pleased to share the third volume of The Snow Leopard Magazine, published in May 2017 by the Snow Leopard Conservancy’s Nepal partner, that focuses on Nepali efforts to conserve snow leopards. This edition contains many interesting articles; one written by Dr. Rodney Jackson, “Reflection on the First Radio-Tracking Study of the Snow Leopard,” more »

Through the Eyes of the Wildlife Photographer

The May 2017 Conservancy newsletter featured two wildlife photographers, Bjorn Persson and Oriol Alamany, and the world of the snow leopard as seen through their eyes. Read their amazing stories and share their personal experiences as they successfully search for and film the elusive snow leopard! Bjorn Persson  “Despite all the bad things going on more »

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 »

Foxlights for Baby Yaks

The Conservancy has partnered with the “Snow Leopard team” of Nepal’s Global Primate Network (GPN) and the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). GPN is dedicated to safeguarding the future of wildlife through scientific research and community outreach. Programs aimed at helping herders live with snow leopards are under way or under development in Humla and more »

RODNEY FINALIST FOR 2016 INDIANAPOLIS PRIZE!

Dr. Rodney Jackson Advances as Finalist for 2016 Indianapolis Prize Six heroes vie for quarter of a million dollars in world’s leading award for animal conservation INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Prize officials announced today the six Finalists for the world’s leading award for animal conservation.  In recognition of his successes in the conservation of at-risk species, more »

Tunga with 4 young students standing in front of her holding puppets

Disney Conservation Hero, Tungalagtuya Khuukhenduu

Disney Conservation Fund is honoring Tungalagtuya Khuukhenduu (above with students) with a 2015 Conservation Hero Award for her outstanding work in conservation education, and her dedication to engaging young people and fellow members of her community in environmental education programs. Tunga’s dream for Nomadic Nature Trunks is that it will someday be a government-supported program more »