Events

Photo Essay: Annual sumac harvest for sifakas begins again

It’s that of year again: DLC technicians, equipped with ample supplies of sunscreen, bug spray, water, and clippers, are heading out into the field for the annual month-long period of sumac harvesting! The Lemur Center’s seven chest freezers, all empty since the start of spring, need to be filled with freshly harvested sumac leaves so […]



Introducing NEW Wild Workshops!

Attention serious lemur lovers and science enthusiasts: we have an amazing new educational series for you! Starting in 2019, we will be offering Wild Workshops throughout the year! Each Wild Workshop will focus on a different subject connected to the work the DLC does here and in Madagascar. We’ll do a deep-dive into subjects like […]



Mission: Madagascar Fall Benefit 2018 — Recap and Image Gallery

October 6, 2018 was an evening of celebration and support for the Duke Lemur Center’s Madagascar Conservation Programs. Thank you to all donors, sponsors and friends – as well as DLC staff, volunteers, researchers, and lemurs – who made the evening a success! Together, we raised nearly $50,000 to support our community-based conservation programs in Madagascar. A […]



SAVE THE DATE — Mission: Madagascar Fall Benefit 2019

By Mary Paisley. Posted November 21, 2018. Thanksgiving week is a great time to reflect on and be thankful for the generous support we received through our Mission: Madagascar event on October 6th! It was a wonderful celebration! We’ve updated the event homepage, added photos from the big evening, and compiled a list of our […]