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Camera Trapping in Nepal

Update from Nepal: Snow Leopards Scouts–Camera Trapping Fifteen students, four teachers, one herder and three Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) staff joined two SLC coordinators on a one-day field excursion to Sakawo, a snow leopard hotspot in high alpine pasture with abundant snow leopard signs.  Here they learned to observe and classify blue sheep as more »

Arts Competition in Nepal

Field Update from Nepal: Snow Leopard Scouts Committee Stone Painting and Arts Competition On 20 April, senior artist, Chhewang Jigmi Lowa – resident of Lomanthang, showed students of the Snow Leopard Scouts Committee how to paint wildlife species on small rocks and stones gathered from local streams. Special care was made to select stones or more »

Updates from our Nepal Program

With the end of the year approaching, our US-based staff has been laden with the gift of updates from our partners abroad! Notably, our Nepal program has been expanding and progressing in exciting ways! Regional director, Som Ale’s reports have shown us that our community engagement plans are both effective and quite fun. “Two things more »

News from Tshewang and Rodney from Bhutan

On Tuesday, October 16, Rodney Jackson posted on his Facebook page: “I’m off to Thimpu, Bhutan for three weeks to work with our partners to establish a community-based stewardship program. I will report back at the earliest opportunity!” Here is the first report on the trip from Tshewang Wangchuk, the executive director of the Bhutan more »