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SLC Impact Report 2021 (21.9 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2020 (20.0 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2019 (5.10 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2018 (2.69 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2017 (9.24 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2016 (6.58 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2015 (3.01 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2014 (3.91 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2013 (1.48 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2012 (13.2 MB)

Year End Update 2012 (8.01 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2011 (8.01 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2010 (1.05 MB)

SLC Annual Report 2009 (1.05 MB)

Snow Leopard Network

Snow Leopard Survival Strategy 2014.1 (1.6 MB)

Global Snow Leopard Ecosystem Protection Plan

General Publications

Camera Trapping Handbook

Surveying Snow Leopard Populations with Emphasis on Camera Trapping: A Handbook (lower res pdf – 2.7 Mb)
Surveying Snow Leopard Populations with Emphasis on Camera Trapping: A Handbook (higher res pdf – 4.3 Mb)
Surveying Snow Leopard Populations with Emphasis on Camera Trapping: A Handbook (Russian Language Version) (6.5 MB)
Surveying Snow Leopard Populations with Emphasis on Camera Trapping: A Handbook (Chinese Language Version) (5.61 MB)

Jackson, Rodney, HWC Ten Years Later: Successes and Shortcomings of Approaches to Global Snow Leopard Conservation, Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal, 2015 (95kb)

____________, Community Engagement and Building Capacity for Lasting Conservation: Process and Tools, SLC Field Series Document No 8, Snow Leopard Conservancy, 2009 (378kb)

____________, and Jain, Nandita, Mountain Cultures, Keystone Species: Exploring the Role of Cultural Keystone Species in Central Asia, (955kb)

____________, J.D. Roe, R. Wangchuk and D.O. Hunter. Estimating Snow Leopard Population Abundance Using Photography and Capture-Recapture Techniques.  Wildlife Society Bulletin – 2006. 34(3):772–781

____________, and Jerry Roe, Preliminary observations on non-invasive techniques for identifying individual snow leopards and monitoring populations, presented at the Snow Leopard Survival Summit, 2002 (available upon request).

____________, Jerry D. Roe, Rinchen Wangchuk and Don O. Hunter Camera Trapping of Snow Leopards, (307kb)

China (Tibet)

Jackson, Rodney, People-Wildlife Conflict Management in the Qomolangma Nature Preserve, Tibet. Proc. International Workshop, “Tibet’s Biodiversity: Conservation and Management,” (Wu Ning, D. Miller, Lhu Zhu and J. Springer, Eds.), 1998. (32kb)


Jackson, Rodney, and Rinchen Wangchuk, A Community-based Approach to Mitigating Livestock Depredation by Snow Leopards (Human Dimensions of Wildlife, Volume 9, Number 4 [pages 307-315], IUCN Special Issue), 2004 (44kb)

Snow Leopard Conservancy, Report on a Nature Guiding Training Workshop held in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India, June 15-21, 2004 (217kb)

Chettri, Nakul, Nature Guide Training; Leh and Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India, June, 2003 (384kb)

Jackson, Rodney, Rinchen Wangchuk and Jigmet Dadul, Local People’s Attitudes toward Wildlife Conservation in the Hemis National Park with Special Reference to the Conservation of Large Predators, July 2003, (214kb)

Jain, Nandita, Wangchuk, Rinchen, and Rodney Jackson, An Assessment of CBT and Homestay Sites in Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh, August 19, 2003 (161kb)

Wangchuk, Rinchen, A Learning Tour of the CBN (Corbett, Nainital and Binsar) Eco-tourism Initiative Sites by Villagers from Hemis National Park and the Surrounding Area(18-28th November 2002) (341kb)

____________, and Rodney Jackson, A Community-based Approach to Mitigating Livestock-Wildlife Conflict in Ladakh, India, presented at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development conference, Lhasa, Tibet, 2002 (31.8kb)

Jackson, Rodney, Rinchen Wangchuk and Darla Hillard, Grassroots Measures To Protect the Endangered Snow Leopard from Herder Retribution: Lessons Learned from Predator-Proofing Corrals in Ladakh, presented at the Snow Leopard Survival Summit, 2002 (154kb)

Snow Leopard Conservancy, Visitor Attitude and Market Survey for Planning Community-based Tourism Initiatives in Rural Ladakh, December, 2001 (303kb)

____________, and Rinchen Wangchuk, Fostering Co-existence with Predators in Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India, presented at the symposium “People and Predators – Conserving Problem Mammals” International Theriological Congress (ITC8), Sun City, South Africa, 2001. (12kb)

____________, and Rinchen Wangchuk, Linking Snow Leopard Conservation and People-Wildlife Conflict Resolution: Grassroots Measures to Protect the Endangered Snow Leopard from Herder Retribution, in Endangered Species Update, Vol 18, No. 4, 2001. (452kb)

____________, Community Participation: Tools and Examples, presented at the “Management Planning Workshop for the Trans-Himalayan Protected Areas,” Leh, Ladakh, 2000, (68kb)

____________, Snow Leopards, Local People and Livestock Losses: Finding Solutions using Appreciative Participatory Planning and Action (APPA) in the Markha Valley of Hemis National Park, Ladakh. CAT News 31, p 22-23. Autumn 1999. (22kb)


Jackson, Rodney, Charleen Gavette and Joyce Robinson, Saving the Ghost Cat of Central Asia: GIS Helps Revolutionize Snow Leopard Research and Conservation, ArcNews, Fall 2010.

____________, Bariushaa Munkhtsog, David P. Mallon, Galsandorj Naranbaatar and Khurlee Gerelmaa. Camera-trapping snow leopards in the Tost Uul region of Mongolia. Cat NEWS [51:18-21] (449kb)

Janecka, J. E., R. Jackson, Y. Zhang, D. Li, B. Munkhtsog, V. Buckley-Beason, and W. J. Murphy “Population monitoring of snow leopards using noninvasive collection of scat samples: A pilot study”. Animal Conservation, 2008, [11: 401-411] (441kb)

(The above paper was the Associate Editor’s Choice for papers submitted in 2010 to Animal Conservation, the journal of the Zoological Society of London.)


Ale, Som B., B. Shrestha, and R. Jackson, On the Status of Snow Leopard Panthera Uncia (Schreber, 1775) In Annapurna, Nepal, March, 2014 (4.78 MB)

Snow Leopard Conservancy, A Survey of Kathmandu-based Trekking Agencies: Market Opportunities for Linking Community Based Ecotourism with Conservation of Snow Leopard and the Annapurna Conservation Area, December, 2002 (219kb)

Snow Leopard Conservancy, Visitor Satisfaction and Opportunity Survey Manang, Nepal: Market Opportunities for Linking Community Based Ecotourism with Conservation of Snow Leopard and the Annapurna Conservation Area, July, 2002 (303kb)

Jackson, Rodney, Home Range, Movement and Habitat Use of Snow Leopard (Uncia Uncia) in Nepal, 1996 (2.34MB)

____________, Gary G. Ahlborn, and Mahesh Gurung, and Som Ale, Reducing Livestock Depredation Losses in the Nepalese Himalaya, Proc. 17th Vertebrate Pest Conference, (R.M. Timm & A.C. Crabb, Eds.), U.C. Davis, 1996 (118kb)

____________, Snow Leopards in Nepal, Oryx (Journal of the Fauna Preservation Society), 1979 (1.11MB)


____________, Pakistan’s Community-based Trophy Hunting Programs and Their Relationship to Snow Leopard Conservation, Snow Leopard Conservancy, August 30, 2004 (81.3 kb)