Baby Northern Sportive Lemur and her mother
Image credit: Aubin Andriajaona
Project

Reforestation at Montagne des Français

Initiative
Duration
2019 - 2021
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Sahafary Sportive Lemur Lepilemur septentrionalis
Crowned Lemur Eulemur coronatus
Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis

Project objectives

  • Reduce the risk of extinction of local wildlife by empowering community leaders to stop illegal charcoal production by protecting forests, expanding available habitat, and addressing the causes of deforestation;
  • Develop the basecamp infrastructure to support ecotourism by the end of the project.

This project is implemented by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation