Oct 30

World Lemur Festival

Help Madagascar celebrate World Lemur week. Support lemur conservation and education. The Centre ValBio Research campus will host various activities celebrating lemurs and and our Stony Brook University offices are engaging students to share our love of lemurs. 

6:00 pm 18:00

Discussion: Saving Lemurs from Extinction

Harvard Museum of Natural History  Primatologist and MacArthur Fellow Patricia Chapple Wright, recipient of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize for her extraordinary contributions to conservation efforts, will discuss her work protecting the lemurs and ecosystems of Madagascar. She will share her experiences engaging the Malagasy government, community stakeholders, and scientists in a team effort to integrate conservation with development projects, including one collaboration that led to the establishment of Ranomafana National Park, a World Heritage Site in southern Madagascar.