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
Arbor Day Celebration Parade! This video captures the excitement and true celebration of the holiday. Thanks again Arbor Day Foundation, SOS- Save our Species and Conservation Fusion for making this day a success! “SOS – Save Our Species is a joint initiative of IUCN, the Global Environment Facility and the World Bank and supported by other donors. Its objective is to ensure the long-term survival of threatened species and their habitats.”
The Tree Planting Celebration Begins… For the last two years, the MBP has teamed up with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees in Madagascar. This year we have a goal of planting over 10,000 trees in Madagascar to commemorate Arbor Day. This will be the first time that Arbor Day has ever been celebrated in Madagascar. We are involving the whole community and have also teamed up with Conservation Fusion to include the children! … Read More
We are excited to announce our Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration this Friday! The MBP has teamed up with the Arbor Day Foundation this year with the goal of planting over 10,000 trees in Madagascar on Arbor Day. This will be the FIRST TIME that Arbor Day has ever been celebrated in Madagascar. We are involving the whole community and have also teamed up Conservation Fusion with to include the children! We will keep you all updated … Read More
Check out this time-lapsed video of the construction materials being brought in for the new nurseries. Each photo was taken every 60 seconds over the course of about an hour and a half. This video shows all the hard work we are doing out in Madagascar to improve the reforestation efforts. Special thanks to SOS – Save Our Species for funding these materials. ENJOY!
Our innovative community-based reforestation project in Kianjavato, Madagascar has an objective to protect and expand the local forests while raising the standard of living for thousands of people. We have been able to make major progress on expanding our system of tree nurseries. The latest advancements are due to the hard work of our partners and staff, along with support from IUCN’s SOS – Save Our Species initiative and its partner, Fondation Segré’s Funding for … Read More