Snow Leopard Trust’s conservation partner in Pakistan, the Snow Leopard Foundation, recently piloted an apiculture project in one of the remote settings of the Upper Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The following story, told by one of the women who participated in this livelihood improvement project, illustrates how this initiative enhances household income and fosters positive attitudes toward wildlife conservation.
Category: Field Stories
Exciting News from Mongolia – New Collared Snow Leopard on Air
In early April, Snow Leopard Trust scientists headed back to the field to restart our collaring program, which is part of our ongoing long-term ecological study of snow leopards and their habitat in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains.
Rangers Honored for Outstanding Wildlife Protection Efforts
On World Wildlife Day, 16 rangers were awarded for their vital role in protecting Kyrgyzstan’s precious wildlife.
Bright spots in a harsh desert: Life in the Great Gobi
Join us for a quick trip through the Great Gobi A Strictly Protected Area, as told through photos from our recent camera trapping survey in the region.
A letter of gratitude from Snow Leopard Trust
A snow leopard attacked livestock over several nights in a remote community in the Himalaya, endangering its own life, causing fear and anger amongst people, and damaging their livelihood. Within weeks, the community members, their livestock, and the snow leopard, were safe as our field team helped the local community build seven predator-proof corrals under …
New Research: Perceptions and Realities of Climate Change on Herder Practices
A better understanding of semi-nomadic herders’ perceptions towards climate change can lead to more successful mitigation efforts.
Where the Snow Leopard Roams – A Journey to Ak Shiyrak
Follow our team on a trip to our Kyrgyz partner community of Ak Shiyrak, high up in the snow leopard habitat of the Central Tian Shan mountains.
A Crack in the Door
Tenzin Thinley, our Field Coordinator in Spiti, India, shares a beautiful conservation story of loss and hope. It illustrates the struggles faced by communities in snow leopard habitat and a possible solution to the conflicts that threaten these cats.
The Valley of the Argali
Monitoring Argali, Sighting Snow Leopards and Sharing Tea with Herders.
Field Blogs: Camera Trapping in Sarychat
Follow field researcher Sherry Young, Wildlife Ranger Urmat Sokolov and their horses Padiera and Caramel as they cross frozen rivers and climb precipitous slopes to install camera traps to monitor snow leopards and their prey in Kyrgyzstan’s Sarychat Ertash Reserve.