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Nuturing the Next Generation of Snow Leopard Conservationists

November 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Nuturing the Next Generation of Snow Leopard Conservationists

Communities in Central Asia are embracing snow leopard festivals, not only because they educate children but because they are an effective means of reviving traditional respect for wildlife and reducing poaching. Altai Republic  The [...]

The Importance of Understanding Local Attitudes Towards the Snow Leopard & Measures to Conserve It.

October 28th, 2019|Comments Off on The Importance of Understanding Local Attitudes Towards the Snow Leopard & Measures to Conserve It.

Photo courtesy of Tashi R. Ghale Snow Leopard Conservancy Associate, Jonathan Hanson, a PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge, recently led a study exploring the relationship between local attitudes [...]

Using Drones To Assess Populations Of Snow Leopard Prey Species

September 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Using Drones To Assess Populations Of Snow Leopard Prey Species

Last month, a group of dedicated researchers traveled to Mongolia to test drone (UAV) technology in the assessment of abundance of snow leopard prey species. Rodney Jackson, the Conservancy's Director was accompanied by Don Hunter [...]

Celebrating the Snow Leopard in Tajikistan

September 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Celebrating the Snow Leopard in Tajikistan

In August 2019, in the mountain village of Alichur, Tajikistan, a Wildlife Festival dedicated to the snow leopard took place. Representatives from across the Gorno-Badakhshan Mountain area attended as well as representatives from other regions. [...]

Welcome to the Conservancy’s Newest Associates

August 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Welcome to the Conservancy’s Newest Associates

Charlotte Hacker Charlotte Hacker is a PhD candidate at Duquesne University in Dr. Jan Janecka's genomics laboratory. Charlotte's work focuses on using noninvasive genetic techniques to understand snow leopard population parameters, landscape connectivity, [...]

Art & Poetry Contest – Capture the Spirit of the Snow Leopard – Launches the Conservancy’s New Website

July 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Art & Poetry Contest – Capture the Spirit of the Snow Leopard – Launches the Conservancy’s New Website

The Snow Leopard Conservancy will be launching a New Website the week of July 14. To celebrate the launch, we are holding a poetry and artwork contest, "Capture the Spirit of the Snow Leopard." [...]

Looking for the Snow Leopard

June 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Looking for the Snow Leopard

Wildlife photographer and biologist, Oriol Alamany and his wife and expedition partner, Eulàlia Vicens share news of their most recent photographic expedition to the Himalayas in 2019.   "This was our third winter trip to the Himalayas [...]

Celebrating Local Champions of Snow Leopard Conservation

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Celebrating Local Champions of Snow Leopard Conservation

2018 Annual Report PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 141 Livestock Corrals . . . secured from snow leopard attacks in Nepal, India, and Pakistan since 2010. 60 Wildlife Monitors . . . including indigenous sacred site guardians, shamans, [...]

Endangered Species Day at the Cosley Zoo

May 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Endangered Species Day at the Cosley Zoo

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Conservancy participated in the Cosley Zoo's Endangered Species Day event. Cosley Zoo is an AZA accredited facility that is home to native Illinois wildlife. Their natural habitat exhibits display [...]

Welcome to the Newest Member of the Conservancy Staff

May 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Welcome to the Newest Member of the Conservancy Staff

Kathy Ah San is the Snow Leopard Conservancy's new Admin Manager. She joined the staff in March of 2019. Kathy has studied biology, business, and teaching. Over the course of a long work life, she [...]

Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

April 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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