Visiting the villages outside Marojejy National Park in northeast Madagascar with local guide Jackson. Jackson shows us his reserve — Anolakely — where he is protecting and reforesting the land which provides homes for northern bamboo lemurs, frogs, and more.
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One Entrepreneur’s Story on How to Spread Lemur Conservation to the Masses We entrepreneurs don’t have it easy. It seems like there’s always something pulling us in multiple directions, calling attention to one opportunity or another. It’s not easy to decide which project to devote your attention to, especially when you’re dedicated; 60+ hour work weeks are common when you’re passionate about what you’re doing – just ask anyone in the LCN. Sometimes, however, the universe seems to put everything […]
The mother and son team create and sell beaded bracelets that are inspired by some of Dylan’s favorite endangered species, with 40% of each bracelet’s sale donated to a chosen conservation organization. October 1st, he launched a new bracelet inspired by 3 types of lemur: ring-tailed lemurs, sifakas, and ruffed lemurs! Funds raised from bracelet sales will benefit the Duke Lemur Center. Over the past three years Dylan, age 12, has raised more than $3,500 for conservation. As Dylan continues to grow, so do his […]
Can you tell us about your experiences traveling in Madagascar? I am fortunate enough to have visited Madagascar several times. I fell in love with the country, the animals, and the people the first time I visited, and it captures a bit more of my heart every time I go. I have friends there now who have become family to me. I first visited Madagascar in 2008 with my ex-partner who wanted to go and see the lemurs. We booked this trip […]
Last July, sixth grade language arts teacher Robin Lee went to the IMAX theater, knowing little about lemurs and Madagascar, and not even aware what was playing that day. She was in for a treat. On the screen was Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. The movie—and its furry co-stars—inspired her. As a teacher, she knew her students’ curiosity would be piqued by these fascinating animals and their unique home. Coming out of the cinema, I was still in awe of the movie: content, […]
Join us on March 19th for our launch party at Right Proper Brewing Company! Bring your friends and mingle with other supporters of conservation and development work in Madagascar while enjoying live music and $1 off in-house beers. All guests get one free raffle ticket, and we have a ton of great prizes (buy more tickets to up your chances!). It’s free to attend, and you’ll get to meet a ton people doing work with lemurs and Madagascar. We want […]