Celebrating World Environment Day with the DLC-SAVA Team in Madagascar

The celebration of World Environment Day started one day early in the SAVA region of Madagascar this year! The entire DLC-SAVA team held an environmental education celebration at the school in the village of Andasibe Kobahina, not far from Marojejy National Park. (Marojejy is one of the last great expanses of primary rainforest in Madagascar […]

AnkomPalooza and Madagascar-California Drawing Exchange

AnkomPalooza and Madagascar-California drawing exchange By Lydia Greene, DLC researcher and Duke PhD candidate Getting excited about the upcoming Lemurpalooza? We on the DLC’s SAVA team in Madagascar are sad to miss it, and so we held our own AnkomPalooza (Ankomba means lemur in Malagasy)! We threw the event at the local primary school in Manantenina, […]

Earth Day Open House: April 22, 2017

Celebrate Earth Day at the Duke Lemur Center! Join us for our Earth Day Open House from 11:00 AM ’til 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 22. Guests are invited to walk the tour path at their own pace, stopping to talk about the amazing lemurs and science of the DLC with docents, staff, and researchers […]

LEMURPALOOZA! October 7, 2017

WHAT: Lemurpalooza open house and adoption event — fun for all ages! WHEN: 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. Our gift shop will be open until 7:30 p.m. WHY: To generate adoptions through the Adopt a Lemur program, which helps cover the $7,400 per year cost it takes to care for each of the DLC’s […]