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Rising Duke freshmen volunteer through Project BUILD

For the past three days, students from Project BUILD — a pre-orientation program for rising Duke freshmen — have done great service work here at the DLC! 48 incoming freshmen and 24 upperclassmen leaders assisted with weeding and mulching projects around the center and got a chance to meet the lemurs for the first time! […]



Video: Local high school students visit the DLC

Join local high school students taking part in the Duke Nicholas School of the Environment‘s Environmental Science Summer Program (ESSP) as they learn how they can help save the world’s most endangered mammals! Click HERE or anywhere on the image above to be redirected to YouTube to watch the video. Not only is it educational, […]



Lemur photography tutorial with Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey

This video tutorial by Tamara Lackey Photography (Chapel Hill, NC) is a fabulous resource for anyone visiting the Lemur Center for a Walking with Lemurs tour! In it, Tamara shares tips for photographing fast-moving lemurs as well as capturing sharp portraits at very shallow depths of field. The photos she gets are GORGEOUS, and her enthusiasm […]



Lemurs in Danger: NC Public Radio interview with DLC curator and veterinarian Cathy Williams

Lemurs in Danger: Why the wide-eyed primate is under threat By Laura Pellicer and Frank Stasio Aired August 7, 2018 on WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio The vast majority of lemur species are under threat, according to a new review from a group of international conservationists. The group convened by the International Union for […]