Meet our Newest Volunteers!
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Welcome our new volunteers to the field! The October cohort is a big one full of amazing people who are ready to experience where the wild things are

Welcome to Madagascar, Kenneth!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]    May 24th, 2018            Introduction Blog written by Kenneth    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Kenneth!    Hello, my name is Kenneth! Originally from the Houston, Texas, I am currently a student in the Europe-Africa program at the Paris Institute of Political Studies where I study Politics and Government. I believe that conservation and environmental issues are always community issues. By volunteering with MBP, … Read More
Meet our Newest Volunteer!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="Let's all welcome Pascal!" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;" margin_design_tab_text=""][/ultimate_heading]    May 24, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Pascal   Introducing our newest Volunteer, Pascal   Hi there! I am Pascal, 24 years old and from Germany! If you are reading this, then I probably just finished my bachelor in sports science. In late 2018 I am likely to start studying environmental sciences with a specialization in forest management back in Germany. … Read More
Superstar Volunteer
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="Welcome New Volunteer" main_heading_color="#000000" heading_tag="h1" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Chelsea Market|font_call:Chelsea+Market" main_heading_style="font-weight:bold;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:36px;" margin_design_tab_text=""][/ultimate_heading]    April 17, 2017             Introduction Blog    Everyone Meet Edyta!    Everyone meet new volunteer, Edyta! Originally from Poland, Edyta has traveled ALL the WAY from Sweden to help us out! We are very fortunate to have her help us out, especially in a time like now, when we are short on volunteers.    Edyta is very interested in biodiversity … Read More
Call Me Ishmael
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[ultimate_spacer height="30"][ultimate_heading main_heading="Notes from the Field" main_heading_color="#000000" heading_tag="h1" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Rock Salt|font_call:Rock+Salt" main_heading_margin="margin-bottom:10px;" main_heading_style="font-weight:bold;"][/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="47"][ultimate_heading main_heading="Call Me Ishmael" main_heading_color="#fee100" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Cabin|font_call:Cabin" main_heading_style="font-weight:900;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:45px;"]   [/ultimate_heading]  February 12, 2018            Written by Mbp Volunteer, Josh           KAFS, Madagascar        [ultimate_spacer height="35"] Hello. My name is Joshua. You can call me Josh. Or not. This is an electronic message that will be put on a website, or not, who’s to know. I will type and … Read More
Introducing new volunteer, Maria!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]   Jan 12, 2018        Introduction Blog written by Maria   Welcome Maria!    Hello! My name is Maria and I am from Poland where I studied Archeology and Middle East Culture. During summer normally I work as a tour guide while in winter time I volunteer abroad for animal organizations. In the future I would like to be more involved in conservation work and contribute … Read More
Welcome Margaret!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]   Jan 11, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Margaret    Introducing our newest Volunteer, Margaret!    “Manaona daholo (Hello everyone),  My name is Margaret and I am a post-undergraduate from EKU in Anthropology. I live on a farm in eastern Kentucky and my first time venturing out of the home nest was to Costa Rica in 2013, working with the Maderas Rainforest Conservancy … Read More
Meet Kristina!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]   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 … Read More
Welcoming New Volunteer, Josh!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]   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 … Read More
Welcome to Madagascar, Ian!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEER" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:600" main_heading_style="font-weight:600;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:30px;"][/ultimate_heading]    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 … Read More
Everyone meet Hope!
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[ultimate_heading main_heading="WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEERS" main_heading_color="#ffcb03" main_heading_font_family="font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans|variant:700" main_heading_style="font-weight:700;" main_heading_font_size="desktop:35px;"][/ultimate_heading]   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 … 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

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