Archive | September, 2014
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 »

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“The Leopard in the Land”

We proudly present a one-time screening of “The Leopard in the Land,” on Saturday, October 4. This film by James McEachen documents Disney Executive Designer Joe Rohde’s expedition to remote Mongolia to create paintings for snow leopard conservation. After the film there will be a reception and exhibition of Joe’s work. Joe, Jim, Conservancy staff, and Keesa more »

Ink drawing of horse, dog, snow leopard, eagle and Mongolian warrior

The Spirit of Sher: Big Cats in Kyrgyzstan

    Mayramkul Asanaliev is a leading Kyrgyz artist and scholar of traditional hunting. You may remember Mayramkul as a participant in the workshop of Indigenous Cultural Practitioners facilitated by the Conservancy in 2013. At the recent Global Big Cat Alliance gathering in Timbavati, South Africa, Mayramkul presented his recent paintings, drawn from the ancient more »