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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
                        Chinese Language Version
(5.61 Mb)

 

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Who We Are
Headquarters
        Rodney Jackson
        Som Ale
        Darla Hillard
        Joyce Robinson
        Smudge
   Board of Directors
    Our Associates
        Andrew Chinn
        Charleen Gavette
        Jan Janecka
        Barb Palmer
        Jerry Roe
   Our Partners
    Our Volunteers
In-country Staff
        Nagendra Budhathoki
        Karim Ullah Khan
        Ghulam Wafi Shah & Ulfat Shah
        Pema Tsereing
   Snow Leopard Conservancy – India
 
How We Work
Our Mission
Our Focus
Protecting Snow Leopards
Program Activities
Empowering Villagers
       Appreciative Participatory Planning and Action
Good Science
       Threats Based Analysis
       Design Criteria
Building Local Ownership
Project Sites
Snow Leopard Network
 
Conservation
        Surveying Snow Leopards
        Range Map
        Sign Surveys
                Marking in Free-Ranging Snow Leopards in West Nepal:
                        a Preliminary Assessment
(pdf – 1.36 Mb)
                Snow leopard sign transect method (pdf - 225 kb)
                Materials for calculating sign density (Excel file - 95 kb)
                SLIMS Menu
                Snow Leopards in Nepal – Home Range and Movements (pdf - 1456 kb)
        Camera Trapping
                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)
                    Snow Leopard Survey and Conservation Handbook –
                                        (Pp 1 – 28)
(pdf 4,290 kb)
                    Snow Leopard Survey and Conservation Handbook –
                                        (Pp 29 – 65)
(pdf 2,262 kb)
                    Snow Leopard Survey and Conservation Handbook –
                                        (Pp 66 – 154, Appendix)
(pdf 1,805 kb)
                Home Range, Movements and Habitat Use of Snow Leopard in Nepal
                                        (pdf 2,406 kb)
        CyberTracker
        Noninvasive Genetic Surveys of Snow Leopards
                    DNA Sampling Protocol-Scat (pdf - 70 kb)
                    Data Codes and Definitions (pdf - 24 kb)
                    Scat Sample Data Form (pdf - 7 kb)
                    Scat Genetics Survey Methodology for Snow Leopards (pdf - 119 kb)
        India
                Ladakh
                    Shan The newsletter of Snow Leopard India Trust (pdf 838 kb)
                    Community Based Eco-tourism
                                Successful “Quest for the Snow Leopard”
                                        Take a Snow Leopard Trek
                                                Winter Trek (pdf)
                                                Summer Trek (pdf)
                                Traditional Himalayan Homestays
                                Traditional Himalayan Homestays — Page 2
                                      Poster (pdf)
                                Parachute Cafés
                                      Leaflets (pdf)
                                Nature Guides
                                      A Report on Nature Guide Training, Ladakh (pdf)
                                      A Report on the Spiti Nature Guide Training Workshop (pdf)
                    Camera-trapping
                    Interpretative Materials
                                Hemis High Altitude National Park (pdf)
                                Parachute Cafés (pdf)
                                Wildlife of Hemis National Park (pdf)
                    Field Notes
                                Ladakh Field Notes
                                        Rod’s Field Notes – 2005 (pdf)
                                        Old Field Notes
                                                Barbara’s Notes
                                                Jigmet’s Notes
                                                Rodney’s Notes
                                                Rodney’s Notes (Page 2)
                                                Tashi’s Notes
                Zanskar
                    Lingshed
                    Field Notes
                                Journey Into Zanskar
                                Page Two
                                Page Three
                                Page Four
                                Page Five
                                Page Six
                                Page Seven
 
                                Walking on Ice – In the Steps of the Snow Leopard
                                Page Two
                                Page Three
                                Page Four
                                Page Five
                                Page Six
                Spiti
                    Spiti Field Notes
       Mongolia
        Nepal
                Humla
                Mustang
                    Field Notes
                                        Nepal Field Notes – Summer, 2005 (pdf 231 kb)
                Dolpa
        Pakistan
                Northern Areas
                    Baltistan
                                Hushe Village Honored
                                Project Snow Leopard
                                Baltistan Field Notes
                                        Ghulam Mohammad reports recent work of PSL
                                        Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund honors Hushey Village
                                        Skoyo Village, Baltistan
                    Gojal
                                Khunjerab Village Organization
                                Gojal Field Notes
       Tibet
       Tajikistan
                Activities in 2005 – 2006
                Collaboration in Tajikistan
                Pamir Map
                Final Report “Mountain Cultures, Keystone Species: Exploring the Role of
                Cultural Keystone Species in Central Asia”
(pdf 955 kb).
                Executive Summary – Tajik Language Version (pdf 142 kb)
                Executive Summary – Russian Language Version (pdf 174 kb)
Conservation Archive
                Ladakh Project (pdf 20.8 kb)
 
Snow Leopard Education
Snow Leopard Education
Snow Leopard Posters
       Good Livestock Management is Good For Snow Leopards
                Harmony Valley
                Conflict Valley
       Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar Are Precious and Fragile
                Mountain
                Lake
Snow Leopard Books
       Pasang and the Sheep Thief
       My Grandmother Says...
                My Grandmother Says... (Tibetan version)
       The Snow Queen
Ladakh Program
        Education in Ladakh
Nepal Program
        Dolpa
                Junior Rangers
                        Junior Ranger field visit (2005) (pdf)
        Manang
        Mustang
                Snow Leopard Drawings
Pakistan Program
        Learning about Snow Leopards in Pakistan’s Northern Areas
Education Archive
        Sister Schools
        Jane Goodall Institute and Sister Schools
                Kunzang Dolma and Deachen Angmo report on a field trip
        JGEMS Mandala Project
        Moravian Mission School and WWF Art Contest
                Tsering Angmo’s Diary (pdf)
        Binod and Nagendra’s Report 2004-2005
        Learning about Snow Leopards in Manang
        Junior Ranger Report – 2004
        Soundprints
 
News
News
        Rodney Jackson nominated for Indianapolis Prize
        Emma Evanari makes a giant contribution to the survival of snow leopards with her art.
        Artist Val Warner offers a stunning painting to support SLC
        Rodney Jackson made Honorary Fellow of California Academy of Sciences
        Successful fundraiser held in San Francisco on Saturday, May 23
        Snow Leopards appear on Australian television
        Togoldor, our radio collared snow leopard in Mongolia, is on the move
        The February, 09, issue of the Rolex journal, “Enterprise” highlights
                Snow Leopard Conservancy’s work
        The October, 2008 issue of Animal Conservation has news
                about the pioneering use of genetics in snow leopard research
        National Geographic’s June issue has an article on snow leopards
        Temple University students help save endangered species
        BBC Green highlights Himalayan Homestays
        Himalayan Homestays picked by Britain’s Guardian
        Rodney and Darla travel to Australia and make new friends
        Calgary Zoo reaches out to snow leopards
        Camera-trapping handbook now available in Chinese
News Archive
        SLC-India has camera trapped photos of mating snow leopards
        First snow leopard camera trapped in Mustang, Nepal
        Camera-trapping study under way in Mongolia
        Purchase a Screenie, clean your computer monitor, and help save snow leopards
        Kinship With Animals
        Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge and Hope
        Visit our expanded art section and help save snow leopards
        SLC releases camera trapping handbook
        Himalayan B&Bs honored with tourism award
        Alternative incomes help village women save snow leopards
Notes
        Barbara Palmer’s Field Notes
        Jigmet Dadul’s Field Notes
        Rodney Jackson’s Field Notes
                    Rodney Jackson’s Field Notes (Page 2)
        Tashi Lundup’s Field Notes
Recent Updates
Notes Archive
 
Donate and Buy
Become a Partner
Educational Materials
        Vanishing Tracks
        My Grandmother Says... (Tibetan version)
        Good Livestock Management is Good For Snow Leopards
        Mount Kailash and Lake
Purchase...
        ...a Print
        ...a Greeting Card
        ...a Screenie
        ...a Book or Poster
Donate your old automobile
Visit Ladakh
Adopt a snow leopard
       Adoption Form (pdf)
Order Form (pdf)
Donation Form (pdf)
 
Annual Reports (pdf files)
SLC Annual Report 2009
SLC Annual Report 2008
SLC Annual Report 2007
SLC Annual Report 2006
SLC Annual Report 2005
SLC Annual Report 2004
SLC Annual Report 2003
SLC Annual Report 2002
SLC Annual Report 2001
 
Publications (pdf files)
Nature Guide Training; Leh and Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India, June, 2003
Home Range, Movement and Habitat Use of Snow Leopard (Uncia Uncia) in Nepal, 1996
Community Engagement and Building Capacity for Lasting Conservation: Process and Tools, Snow Leopard Conservancy, 2009
Pakistan’s Community-based Trophy Hunting Programs and Their Relationship to Snow Leopard Conservation, Snow Leopard Conservancy, August 30, 2004
Snow Leopards in Nepal, Oryx (Journal of the Fauna Preservation Society), 1979
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
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
Community Participation: Tools and Examples, presented at the “Management Planning Workshop for the Trans-Himalayan Protected Areas,” Leh, Ladakh, 2000
Reducing Livestock Depredation Losses in the Nepalese Himalaya, Proc. 17th Vertebrate Pest Conference, (R.M. Timm & A.C. Crabb, Eds.), U.C. Davis, 1996
Mountain Cultures, Keystone Species: Exploring the Role of Cultural Keystone Species in Central Asia, 2006
Preliminary observations on non-invasive techniques for identifying individual snow leopards and monitoring populations, presented at the Snow Leopard Survival Summit, 2002
Camera Trapping of Snow Leopards, CAT News 42, p 19-21. Spring 2005
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
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
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
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
Local People’s Attitudes toward Wildlife Conservation in the Hemis National Park with Special Reference to the Conservation of Large Predators, July 2003
An Assessment of CBT and Homestay Sites in Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh, August 19, 2003
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
Report on a Nature Guiding Training Workshop held in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India, June 15-21, 2004
Visitor Attitude and Market Survey for Planning Community-based Tourism Initiatives in Rural Ladakh, December, 2001
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
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)
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
 
Myths & Legends
Nepali Myths
Tibetan Myths
Pakistani Myths
Ladakhi Myths
 
Snow Leopard Video
Snow Leopad Video
      Snow Leopad Conservancy video of wild snow leopards
      Snow Leopad Conservancy video of village life in the lands where snow leopards live
      Snow Leopad Conservancy director, Dr. Rod Jackson, talks about snow leopard field work
 
Snow Leopards for Kids
      Learn About Snow Leopards
Questions
      What do scientists call snow leopards?
      What do Snow leopards look like?
          Pelage
      Why do snow leopards look the way they do?
      Where do snow leopards live?
          Range Map
      What adapatations have snow leopards made to their environment?
      What do snow leopards eat?
      How fast can a snow leopards run?
      How long do snow leopards live?
      Why are snow leopards endangered?
      What are the laws against killing snow leopards?
      How many snow leopards are left in the wild?
      How many cubs are in a snow leopard litter?
      How many snow leopards are living in zoos?
      What does the Snow Leopard Conservancy do?
      How do snow leopards take their own photograph?
      What kind of education is needed by a person who works with snow leopards?
Snow Leopard Books
Snow Leopard Glossary
      Help Save Snow Leopards
      Have a snow leopard birthday
          Birthday Kits
                Invitations
                Party Decorations
                    Snow leopard tracks
                    Snow leopard spots
                Party Favors
                Place Mats
                Birthday Cake
                    Order a Snow Leopard Birthday Kit
                Party Games
                    Attach the Snow Leopard’s Tail
                    Game Prize
Other ways that you can help save snow leopards
Snow Leopard Photos
      Snow leopards in the wild
      Snow leopards in zoos
Snow Leopard Video
Snow Leopard Fun
Snow Leopards for Teachers
Acnowledgements
Contact Snow Leopards for Kids
 
Contact Us
How to get in touch with the Snow Leopard Conservancy