Snow Leopard Conservancy – Nepal program Snow Leopard Scouts – Lower Mustang Street Drama: Snow Leopard Scouts – Lower Mustang performed the snow leopard street drama “Mountain Queen, the Snow Leopard” in Muktinath during the Yartung (horse-riding) festival (2-3 August 2012). Yartung, the most locally popular annual festival in Mukinath, attracts several hundreds of people from more »
I write you all from the frontier town of Kosh-Agach and the town is bustling with the anticipation of the first day of school (September 1st for all schools in Russia). There are kids running through the streets, extactic about their new school clothes and supplies and parents with furrowed brows, double checking that everything more »
Hi Everyone, It’s been two weeks since I departed San Francisco for the Altai Republic in Southwestern Siberia. The long plane ride from SFO-LAX-Moscow-Novosibirsk was tiring and it was a relief to meet up with Alice Clark (volunteer for Snow Leopard Conservancy) at the Moscow Airport. I found out upon arriving in Moscow that my more »
Greeting from Annapurna! I descended to Jomsom from the alpine pasture, yesterday, 21 June. I had arrived in Jomsom (Mustang) on the 18th of June on a jeep. There was no guarantee of flights from Pokhara (weather problem), so I had to hire a jeep on 17 June to reach Mustang in the morning of more »
Sleuthing for Snow Leopard Conservation through the DNA of Poop By Jan Janečka, Ph.D. As the bitter wind bites the exposed flesh of my hands, I fumble with my GPS to get a location of the tracks we have just found. Despite my fatigue and the pain in my legs, and the burning sensation in more »
SLC issues a Year End Update Learn about an exciting new opportunity for SLC in Bhutan.
Members of our 2012 snow leopard trip were treated to four separate snow leopard sightings, at close range and at a distance. They also observed multiple groups of blue sheep and other large ungulates (Ladakhi Urial and Ibex) and reported spotting numerous vultures and golden eagles, and snow cocks. Congratulations to the team, led by more »
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Poachers, herders, dangerous altitudes, subzero temperatures – none of these obstacles have deterred Rodney Jackson, Ph.D., the legendary founder and director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy, from his work fighting for the elusive snow leopard species. It’s because of his vigorous dedication to the survival of this beautiful, powerful, and mysterious big cat that Jackson more »
Read Darla and Rodney’s feature story in the current issue of Himalayas Nepal Magazine.