Camera trap catches a wild snow leopard mother and her young cub on an excursion in Kyrgyzstan’s Sarychat Ertash reserve.
Aspiring conservationist and photographer Udayan Rao Pawar recently returned from Ladakh, where he had volunteered in snow leopard research projects run by our local partner, NCF. He reflects on his experiences and shares an unforgettable encounter with the magnificent cat.
Predator-proof corrals built in Kyrgyzstan to help herders keep their livestock safe and prevent conflicts with snow leopards.
Highlights from the latest camera trap datasets, fresh from the field!
Thanks to your generosity, we’ve just wrapped up an incredibly successful spring fundraising campaign! You’ve helped raise over $70,000 to support programs that we know help keep snow leopards safe!
Seattle, WA – The Snow Leopard Trust has been awarded an AI for Earth grant from Microsoft to advance the use of remote cameras for estimating the population size and location hotspots of the elusive, endangered snow leopard.
Efforts are underway to better assess and monitor the health of livestock in Ladakh – with benefits for local herders and wildlife.
US Fish and Wildlife Service and partners in the snow leopard range team up against illegal trade and poaching of these endangered cats. A new database and improved information sharing on snow leopard trafficking will help tackle such crimes.
Indian Research scholar Munib Khanyari reflects on the unique experience of working with local Kyrgyz rangers in the Sarychat-Ertash Nature Reserve whilst estimating populations of Ibex and Argali.
Join us for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at life in snow leopard research camp in a seven-part series from Tost, Mongolia.