On April 19, twenty three participants from nine CSOs attended a one day workshop on ...
The Bhutan Foundation is proud announce that the Yak Herder’s Son has won the Newcomer Award at the 36th Annual International Wildlife Film Festival 2013 in Missoula, Montana.
Congratulations to the producer of the film, the Executive Director of the Bhutan Foundation, Mr. Tshewang Wangchuk, and his team!
To watch the trailer of the film, click here.
The Yak Herder’s Son, a Bhutan Foundation production, will be featured at the International Wildlife Film Festival tomorrow night at the University of Montana Theater (32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 59812). The International Wildlife Film Festival features films from all around the world and is now the longest running wildlife film festival in the world. Founded in 1977, this non-profit organization, based in Missoula, Montana in the heart of the Northern Rockies has a mission to promote awareness, knowledge and understanding of wildlife, habitat, people and nature through excellence in film, television, and other media.
In collaboration with the Snow Leopard Conservancy and the Jigme Dorji National Park, Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division, the Bhutan Foundation is currently working on a Community-led Snow Leopard Conservation Project in Jumolhari.
Last week Wangchuk, a yak herder in Tsharijathang, between Lingshi and Laya, captured pictures and videos of snow leopards on his camera-trap. A mother and two cubs are feeding on Wangchuk’s yak. Click here to check out the video footage of Wangchuk’s work in the mountains of Bhutan.
Read more about the Bhutan Foundation Jumolhari Snow Leopard Conservation Program and help the Bhutan Foundation support this project!