Varecia Volunteer
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WELCOME LI-DUNN!  July 28, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Li-Dunn   Introducing New Volunteer, Li-Dunn!    My name is Li-Dunn, and I am so very excited to be taking part in the MBP through the OHDZA. I recently graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha where I studied Psychology (Neuroscience and Behavior) as well as Environmental Science. I am thrilled to be getting the opportunity to gain valuable field experience in an area of … Read More
Reforestation Volunteer
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WELCOME SARAH!   July 28, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Sarah    Introducing New Volunteer, Sarah!    Hi! I’m Sarah, I am 28 years old and from Western Australia. I completed Bachelor degrees in both Environmental Biology and Applied Geology back in 2010 and have been working as a hydrogeologist (groundwater studies) in the Australian desert for the last 5+ years. I am in the midst of a quarter life crisis where … Read More
Welcome Devin!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   July 25, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Devin   Introducing our newest volunteer, Devin!    My name is Devin, and I am a recent graduate from the University of Nebraska Omaha. I hold a degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Chemistry. I plan to pursue my PhD in a field concerning conservation of endangered species next year. I am so excited to be going to … Read More
Conservation Spotlight
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FATHER, HARD WORKER, CONSERVATION LEADER  July 19, 2017           Interview From the Field New Nursery Manager Shares His Inspiring Story   Berthin and his two boys reside in the small village of Vintanona, the total population is about 200 people. He is a family-man and wants nothing but the best for his boys. He feels that it is very important for his boys to grow up with a proper education. Unfortunately, finding … Read More
Reforestation Revives Abandoned Village
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REFORESTATION REVIVES ABANDONED VILLAGE  July 18, 2017            Written in the Field by Dr. Cynthia Frasier  Bringing Life Back to Vohipotsy   It's about a 40-minute walk along a meandering path to the reforestation nursery from the village of Vohipotsy. MBP's Vohipotsy Nursery sits on a slope facing the site, where the first community planting event took place. Once the event began, we noticed people slowly drifting through the rice fields. They came in … Read More
Publication Release!
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NEW PUBLICATION   June 12, 2017            Written by Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership Congratulations Tim on Publication!   Tim's paper titled "Comparing the use of live trees and deadwood for larval foraging by aye ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at Kianjavato and Torotorofotsy, Madagascar" was published in the Journal of Primatology. He is a graduate student at The Ohio State University Department of Anthropology and has been collaborating with Dr. Edward Louis Jr.  and the Madagascar Biodiversity … Read More
Welcome Caroline!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   June 5, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Caroline    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Caroline!    Hello! My name is Caroline Wilford and I just graduated with a B.S. in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Iowa. After my summer with MBP, I am planning on continuing my education at Austin Peay State University with a Master’s Degree in Biology.   Of the courses I took at Iowa, some … Read More
Welcome Emma!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   May 28, 2017            Introduction Blog written by Emma Introducing our newest Volunteer, Emma   I am a recent graduate from California State University, Los Angeles and received my degree in Anthropology with a minor in biology. I am obsessed with primates and do lots of work with captive primates. I studied ringtail lemurs at the Los Angeles Zoo and completed a project on their agonism. I am … Read More
Welcome Amy!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   May 24, 2017            Introduction Blog Written by Amy Introducing our newest volunteer, Amy!   Hello! My name is Amy; I am a 26 year old Pennsylvania native, who has been working in the zoo field for the past four years! I graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. While attending school, I studied abroad for a semester in Barcelona Spain, … Read More
VOLUNTEER IN THE FIELD
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Welcome New Volunteer   May 22, 2017            Introduction Blog written by Carolina Introducing our newest volunteer, Carolina!   My name is Carolina and I am originally from Brazil. I hold a degree in Ecology from São Paulo State University (Brazil). I have worked for 4 years on projects in my country that involved conservation initiatives such as forest restauration and flora and fauna surveys. I have been focusing on improving my conservation … Read More
New Publication by MBP Grad Student
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Congratulations to Daniel for his recent publication in the Lemur News Vol 20 2017 Lemur News Vol. 20! 

Welcome Chiara!
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WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER   May 22, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Chiara    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Chiara!    "Hello, my name is Chiara. I am 21 years old from Rome, Italy. I graduated last year in London with a BSc in Zoology, during which I also studied in the field the habitats and wildlife of the coastal environments of Scotland, the mountains, and rivers of Croatia and the savannah of … Read More
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