Tshiring Lhamu Lama
Ms. Tshiring Lhamu Lama is a young educated mountain woman from very remote Rigmo village close to Phoksundo Lake, Dolpo, Nepal. Ms. Lama is very enthusiastic about wildlife research and conservation of Dolpo. Tshiring did her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science at Tribhuvan University and now she is doing her master’s degree in Natural Resources Management at Pokhara University. Her master thesis topic is “Impact of Caterpillar Fungus Harvesting on Snow Leopard Habitat in Dolpo”.
Tshiring worked as an intern for World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF, Nepal and Friends of Nature, FON. She is one of the recipients of WWF Chandra Gurung Memorial Fellowship for her master’s degree. Ms. Lama was also recently involved in a small National Geographic project on George Schaller: Return to Realm of the Snow Leopard Country Dolpo and she currently lives in Kathmandu for her higher education.