Please Welcome Will!
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Please welcome the MBP’s newest volunteer, Will! He is going to be working with the reforestation team in Kianjavato. We are happy to have him on board 🙂   Intro Bio:   Hello team MBP! Will Lister here giving a late introductory blog, in September I shall be joining the reforestation team. Originally from Bristol in the UK I am part way through my Bsc Hons in Wildlife Conservation at Liverpool JMU University.  Prior to … Read More

Welcome Eve!
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The MBP is happy to introduce one our newest incoming volunteers, Eve! She will be joining the Prolemur simus monitoring team later this month. We are extremely excited to have her on board!   Intro Bio: “Hi, I’m Eve. I’m originally from Lancaster in the UK, but I’ve spent the last year near London completing my MSc in Conservation Science at Imperial College London. My research focused on conservation leadership, and while I have loved … Read More

Welcome Tess!
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We are pleased to introduce another one of our newest MBP Volunteers, Tess! She will be heading to Madagascar in late September and will be apart of the Prolemur simus Monitoring Team. We are excited for her to be part of our team!   “Hi, I’m Tess from Sydney, Australia. Growing up I had ready access to the picturesque Blue Mountains, Sydney’s finest National Parks and Australia’s weird and amazing nature and wildlife. This led … Read More

Welcome David!
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We are excited to introduce one of our newest volunteers, David! He will be joining the Varecia Monitoring team at the end of September. We are thrilled to have him join our team in Madagascar! Intro Bio: “Hi, I’m Dave from Southampton in the UK. I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010 with a BSc in Zoology. After graduating I left the UK to train as a safari guide in South Africa where … Read More

Just keeping going & the mosquitoes won’t get you!
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Blog by Amelia Greenberg              

Special Visitors
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We had some very special visitors today, SOS- Save our Species and Dr. Russ Mittermeier from Conservation International came to our site in Kianjavato. Conservation Fusion worked with us in preparing for the special event by gathering the children and teachers to do a dance and presentation for them. The entire community got together to welcome these very special visitors, including a very special Aye-aye named Diamond 🙂 Thanks to everyone who helped make this … Read More

Welcome Larissa!
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The MBP is pleased to introduce Larissa to our Prolemur simus monitoring team! She will be joining the team in July 2016. We are excited to have her on board! 🙂 Intro Bio:   “Hello, I’m Larissa, I’m from Manchester in the UK. I have always been a lover of animals since a young age and a lover of the outdoors since attending the university of Cumbria with in the British lake district in which … Read More

Welcome Katherine!
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Meet our newest MBP Volunteer, Katherine! She will be joining the Reforestation Team.       Intro Bio: “Hello! My name is Katherine Day and I’m a 22 year old outdoor enthusiast. I’m a recent graduate of the “miracle class” from Sweet Briar College and during my four years there I accomplished not only receiving a biology degree but also a psychology degree all amidst the chaos of last year’s attempted closing. I’m from a … Read More

Sam’s Last Day
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This is Sam Ambler’s last day as the Reforestation Supervisor here in Kianjavato. Even on her last day, Sam is busy entering information from the data sheet that she created to make recording the tree species planted be correlated with the GPS data. Sam began working first as a MBP volunteer for 6 months, followed by 15 months pushing the reforestation efforts which is now planting 10,000 trees per week. Good luck Sam, you will … Read More

Welcome Chloe!
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Meet our newest volunteer, Chloe! She will be joining the Varecia variegata Monitoring Team. Intro Bio: “Hello! My name is Chloe, I am a 23-year-old aspiring wildlife conservationist from Westborough, Massachusetts. I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology with a focus in Marine Biology. During my time there, I studied abroad in Tanzania and conducted research on Savannah baboons. I also worked in a lab that studied the … Read More

Welcome Amelia!
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Please Welcome one of our newest Volunteers, Amelia. She will be joining the Reforestation Project in Madagascar.     Amelia spent her youth split between the forests and farms of New Hampshire and the steep-hilled Shenandoah Valley. Always a lover of animals and the outdoors, Amelia has been an avid horseback rider since the age of nine. Her travels have taken her to work on horse farms in Spain, Wales, and France. During her undergraduate … Read More

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