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Visiting Lake Alaotra and Camp Bandro to See a Rare Lemur Species

In 2020, the BBC aired a series program called Primates, highlighting some of the well known and lesser known species of primates on the planet. One of the species they highlighted was the Lac Alaotra Bamboo Lemur (Hapalemur alaotrensis), also known as the gentle lemur or the “Bandro” by locals. Deb Bradley, my good friend and host of the Let’s Go Wild podcast, immediately called me after watching the episode and told me we should add a few days to […]

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A Summer of Learning about Lemurs Across Madagascar

Earlier this year, we asked for your support to help us bring conservation education supplies to Madagascar. Thanks to your donations, this project was a success! Our volunteers Lynne and Coral delivered lemur education kits to four areas of Madagascar, and held lemur education days with two communities! Celebrating Lemurs and World Lemur Day with Children in Mariarano, Northwest Madagascar This summer, Lemur Conservation Network volunteer and PhD researcher Coral Chell travelled to a community managed forest site, called the […]

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Indri with baby among the fluff in Andasibe. Photo: Lynne Venart.

Over $100,000 of Donations Matched for Lemurs!

In November and December 2023, donations up to $7,500 each for 15 conservation organizations in Madagascar will be matched by Conservation Allies! That’s over $100,000 matched to save lemurs from extinction! All 15 organizations are trusted and work directly with communities in Madagascar to address human needs and protect lemur habitat. Donate Online through Conservation Allies! Double your impact for crowned lemurs by donating to Madagasikara Voakajy before December 31! Photo: Mathias Appel. MEMBERS OF THE LEMUR CONSERVATION NETWORK WITH [...]
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Ringtailed Lemur on tree branch

Top 10 Ways to Help Lemurs for World Lemur Day

It’s October, and it’s time to celebrate lemurs! We hold the World Lemur Festival all October, and we can’t wait until World Lemur Day on October 27. We love seeing photos and artwork featuring lemurs shared around the world this time of year. And, it’s always fun to see people celebrating at zoos, planting trees in Madagascar, and wearing fun lemur costumes around the world. Check out our calendar to find an event. 1. Join our Lemur Art Challenge and […]

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Join the 2023 World Lemur Festival Art Challenge!

Celebrate lemurs with us all October through an art challenge! Join the 2023 World Lemur Festival Art Challenge to help us inspire the world to love lemurs and take action to save them from extinction. Each week from October 1 to October 28, we will provide a new lemur-themed prompt. This year we are opening up the challenge to all types of art forms: photography, poetry, dance, drawing, painting, collage, whatever you can come up with! Use your creativity to [...]
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Kids learn how to play lemur card games with LCN volunteer, Misa.

Support Conservation Education in Four Areas of Madagascar this Summer

You can help communities across Madagascar learn about lemurs this summer! Two of our volunteers at the Lemur Conservation Network will be traveling in Madagascar, and they hope to deliver lemur education kits to eight organizations in four regions. Coral Chell will be in Madagascar for her PhD research with the University of Toronto, and Lynne Venart will be traveling across the island to write blog posts and take photos for LCN, and enjoy some lemur watching! Both volunteers are [...]
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