• Stories from Red Panda Range: Dawa Sherpa

    Dawa Lakpa Sherpa is a 32-year-old resident of Dobato, Ilam of Eastern Nepal and homestay operator. Besides homestay hosting, his source of income includes vegetable farming and medicinal plant cultivation. Dawa is educated and is a natural leader—qualities that make him a prime candidate for civic duty. It is not surprising that local people elected […]

  • Update from Western Nepal: Pioneer Programs to Conserve the Unprotected Red Panda

    Red Panda Network (RPN) is expanding community conservation programs to Western Nepal. The mountain forests located outside of protected areas in this region constitute more than half of the habitat available to red pandas in Nepal. The Jumla, Jajarkot and Kalikot districts, in particular, have red panda habitat fragmented into many small patches, which are […]

  • Red Pandas Rescued By Norden’s Ark

    RPN receives support to construct a center committed to alleviating poverty and ensuring a sustainable future for people and red pandas. For nearly 12 years, RPN has been working with the communities of Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) corridor in Eastern Nepal to conserve red pandas and their habitat. During this time, we have identified the most prevalent […]

  • The Future of Red Panda Conservation

    How we are fostering a new generation of red panda conservationists in Nepal. Red Panda Network (RPN) knows how important young people are to the future of red pandas. This is why we are working with 29 schools in the Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) corridor of Eastern Nepal to foster environmental stewardship among students.  Our efforts include […]

  • International Red Panda Day 2012 and Launch of ‘Laloo the Red Panda’ eBook in Pune, India

    Thank you Hyatt Regency, Pune India for sponsoring our International Red Panda Day and Laloo the Red Panda launch party. We had an excellent turn out at the fun-filled event and issued over 25 red panda ranger certificates! Our celebration included panda cupcakes, delicious kid-friendly snacks, mask making, puzzle games,

  • IRPD 2012 launched construction of RPN’s Community Conservation Resource Center in Deurali, Taplejung, Eastern Nepal

    Namaste from Taplejung! Red Panda Network’s partner communities in Taplejung district celebrated the 3rd International Red Panda Day (IRPD) with the slogan “Save the red panda and its natural habitat” at Deurali, the planned construction site of the Red Panda Network Community Conservation Resource Center. More than 67 people squeezed

  • Celebrate International Red Panda Day 2012 with Laloo the Red Panda!

    For Immediate Release: Celebrate International Red Panda Day with Laloo the Red Panda! September 15, 2012 – Pune, India – Celebrate International Red Panda Day and the launch of a new children’s book app, Laloo the Red Panda, at the Hyatt Regency, Pune, Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 4 to

  • My Eco Trip Adventure with the Red Panda

    Hi everyone! I am a 17-year old volunteer from Brisbane, Australia. In this first post, I’d like to share with you the story of my recent trip to Nepal to save my beloved Red Pandas! I should probably fill you in on my backstory. I have had an undying passion

  • Suntali

    Joy to the World with Red Panda Love!

      Make Spirits Bright this Holiday Season by sharing the unique gift of Red Panda conservation. Your tax-deductible donation to the Red Panda Network helps preserve red panda habitat in the eastern Himalayas, one of the planet’s biodiversity hotspots!

  • Red Panda Network to Dedicate the Information Room in Conservation Center

    Dear Red Panda Network Supporters,  We would like to devote this post to reflect on the loss of a Nepalese Pioneer Wildlife Biologist, Dr. Prahlad Yonzon.  Dr. Yonzon died in a road accident in Kathmandu on Monday, October 31, 2011.  His bicycle was hit by a truck at Balkhu, and

  • Red Panda Network to Create Community Conservation Center in Nepal

    Join Red Panda Network’s mission to build awareness for this beautiful endangered species the red panda (aka firefox) and its habitat – both are disappearing due to human pressures: road building, tree cutting, cattle grazing and many other factors. With your help, Red Panda Network will build a new Community

  • Sacramento Zoo’s Pandamonium Celebration

    As a new Red Panda Network board member, I was really excited to participate in the Sacramento Zoo’s Pandamonium celebration, which took place July 9-10, 2011 and highlighted the reopening of the zoo’s Red Panda Exhibit. Both Red Panda Network and the Greater Sacramento chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers

  • Nepal update

    It is exciting to return back in Taplejung headquarter from Kalikhola field trip with lot of excitation and full of energy. It was a nice and successful field trip in terms of red panda sightings and community consultation. We, 4 peoples were in survey team including Tulsi R. Subedi -Red Panda