Meet Kristina!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   Dec 10, 2018            Introduction Blog written by Kristina    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Kristina!    Hello, my name is Kristina. I just graduated with an Environmental Science degree from Stockton University in New Jersey. Since I was a young girl, I’ve been working with horses. I’ve always been fascinated by interpreting animal behavior and I want to gain more knowledge on endangered species so that I can make … Read More
Welcoming New Volunteer, Josh!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   Dec 10, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Josh   Introducing our newest Volunteer, Josh!    Hello. My name is Josh. I am from Calmar, IA, which is ten miles south of Decorah. And if that doesn’t make sense to you, don’t worry, these locations are in the very northeast corner of the state in the Driftless zone. I come from a large family of ten: mom, dad, me, … Read More
Welcome to Madagascar, Ian!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER    Jan 9, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Ian   Introducing our newest Volunteer, Ian!    Hello!  My name is Ian and I'm from Prince Edward Island, Canada.  PEI is a small province on the east coast of Canada with only about 150,000 residents.  Perhaps the only similarity between PEI and Madagascar is that they are both islands.  We have long, cold winters with relatively short but beautiful summers.  A large … Read More
Everyone meet Hope!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEERS   Jan 8, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Hope    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Hope!    Hi I’m Hope. I’m from Cheshire, United Kingdom. I’ve been passionate about animals from a young age. My passion for animals and conservation led me to study an Environmental Science BSC from Oxford Brookes University and then an MSC in Zoo Conservation Biology at Plymouth University. For my Masters I carried out a … Read More
Call for Volunteers!
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Investigators at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium (OHDZA) seek qualified and0 highly motivated volunteer research assistants to contribute to an on-going conservation program in southeastern Madagascar. Nine lemur species, several of which are critically endangered, are present in the remaining yet unprotected forest fragments, as is a rich variety of other endemics (birds, chameleons, tenrecs, etc.). The monitoring effort is led by OHDZA and its partner, the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP; a Malagasy … Read More

VOLUNTEER IN MADAGASCAR
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The Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership is currently seeking Volunteers for the January 2018 cohort Are you ready for a life-changing experience?   Become part of the solution and help us provide a future for the many endemic and endangered species whose lives are at stake. If you enjoy nature and have a passion for environmental protection, then contact us for more details! MORE DETAILS
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Madagascar Biodiversity GenomicsOmaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Department of Conservation Genetics (OHDZA-CG) based in Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking a post-doctoral researcher with interest/expertise in the generation and analysis of next-generation sequencing data of lemurs, tortoises, and other taxa from Madagascar Responsibilites & Duties These include the following (other duties may be assigned): The successful applicant will be proficient in the construction of genomic libraries and in-solution hybridization methodologies … Read More
Meet our Newest Volunteer
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Welcome New Volunteer   October 17, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Jake    Introducing New Volunteer, Jake     My name is Jake, and I am a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where I studied Animal Sciences and Natural Resource Conservation. During my undergrad, I had the opportunity to research black rhinoceros via non-invasive dung DNA. I also volunteered in Botswana where I participated in wildlife monitoring and … Read More
Prolemur simus Volunteer
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   Oct 2,  2017             Introduction Blog written by Eliana   Welcoming Eliana to Madagascar!   Hello! My name is Eliana and I am an early-career conservation biologist. I am originally from San Diego, California. I got my degree in Biology at San Diego State University and learned to love conservation research. From trapping kangaroo rats to hiking through fields of cactus for night lizards, I, like many other biologists, … Read More
Varecia Volunteer
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   October 1, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Christopher    Introducing New Volunteer, Christopher!    Hi, my name is Christopher. I recently graduated from Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina with a Biology and Psychology double major. I ran division-one cross country and track throughout my college career and have a love for any outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. I grew up in the Great Smokey Mountains, … Read More
Prolemur simus Volunteer
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   August 3, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Emily    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Emily!    Hi there, I’m Emily! I was born and raised in central New Jersey. I graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2015 with a BS in Zoology and have been working in the veterinary field ever since. I really enjoy helping others but I am ready to redirect my passion for the planet and channel … Read More
Varecia Volunteer
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   Aug 3, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Megan    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Megan!    During my undergraduate studies in anthropology, I had the opportunity to take part in Field School in Belize for 1 month.  We studied the behavioural patterns of Alouatta Pigra (Howler monkeys) and their feeding habits.  Prior to this, I went to South Africa with a “Volunteerism” program that saw me working at the … Read More
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