Pakistan Snow Leopard Project

Species involved: Snow Leopard

Project partners: Baltistan Wildlife Conservation and Development Organization

Total SCIF Investment: $20,000

Year SCIF began involvement: 2017 (Project timeline: 2008-2017)

Project Objectives

  1. Conduct scat-based surveys across the range of snow leopard in Pakistan.
  2. Train local villagers on survey techniques.
  3. Calculate abundance estimates.

Anticipated Outcomes

The results of the study will be helpful in determining the trend in snow leopard abundance in northern Pakistan and contribute to our understanding of community-based conservation that aim at sustainable use and management of wild resources.

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