Improving Forest Connectivity in the Torotorofotsy Region
2020 - 2022
Greater Bamboo Lemur Prolemur simus
Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur Varecia variegata
Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis
- Stabilize lemur populations through the reduction of hunting and deforestation by empowering local organisations;
- Expand the lemurs’ natural habitat through reforestation and use natural regeneration cycles to reduce forest fragmentation;
- Establish Vohitsara Base Camp as an ecotourism destination by developing a sustainable ecotourism business that benefits local communities and wildlife.
This project is implemented by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.