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Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

The theme of this year’s Earth Day is Protect Our Species. At present, we are experiencing an alarmingly increased rate of extinction of the planet’s species. This is being driven by human activity such as disruption and loss of habitat due to mining, logging, and the creation of dams, roads, and walls, increased use of more »

Celebrating the Spirit of Snow Leopards with the Land of the Snow Leopard Network

The Snow Leopard Conservancy facilitates a broad-reaching program, Land of the Snow Leopard Network (LOSL). On February 2, we held an event, Celebrating the Spirit of Snow Leopards. Three of our LOSL members, Maria Azhunova, Alexander Khamaganov, and Rinchin Garmaev, traveled to San Francisco from the Southern Siberian Buryat Republic. Snow leopards are a totem animal more »

Snow Leopard Day Festival 2018 – Basha Valley Shigar, Pakistan

In October of 2018, the Baltistan Wildlife Conservation and Development Organization (BWCDO) together with the Education, Forest, and Wildlife Departments, Iqra Fund, and the local communities and schools, organized and celebrated a special International Snow Leopard Day event in Basha Valley Shigar Baltistan. Basha Valley is a remote area where the local people are dependent more »

The History of Snow Leopard Day

The snow leopard species faces the threat of extinction despite both its ecological importance and spiritual significance to indigenous communities. Recognizing it would take more than individual efforts to conserve snow leopards, at the first Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Forum held in October 2013, all 12 snow leopard range countries endorsed the Bishkek Declaration. more »

Celebrating the Spirit of the Snow Leopard Event

Please Join Us on Saturday, February 2, 2019 1pm – 4 pm at the Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center 207 Skyline Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132 Free Parking Special Animal Guests Bhutan, Ambassador Snow Leopard, from the Wild Cat Education & Conservation Fund Freddy, Bactrian Therapy Camel, from Lyon Ranch  Guest Speakers Land of the more »

Indianapolis Prize Gala 2018

Conservation’s greatest heroes gathered September 29, for the Indianapolis Prize Gala, celebrating those protecting wild things and wild places! Dr. Rodney Jackson, Founder & Director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy was among the distinguished finalists for this year’s Indianapolis Prize. This was the 5th time he had been selected as one of the prize finalists. more »