LAND OF SNOW LEOPARD NETWORK
Disney Conservation Hero Award
Sonoma, California, United States, June 8, 2021 – Snow Leopard Conservancy announced today that Land of Snow Leopard Network has been honored with a Disney Conservation Hero Award. The award recognizes local citizens for their commitment to save wildlife, protect habitats, and inspire their communities to take part in conservation efforts. Recipients from around the world were nominated by nonprofit environmental organizations, and each honoree and their nominating organization will share a $1,500 award from the Disney Conservation Fund.
Land of Snow Leopard Network is one of only 20 award recipients in the 2020 cohort globally. “Land of Snow Leopard Network (LOSL) members—local communities, herders, teachers, children, and Indigenous cultural practitioners from five regions of Central and Inner Asia—accept the Disney Conservation Hero Award with big joy and deep gratitude,” says Ms. Maria Azhunova, director-elect of LOSL, on behalf of the Network.