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Partners in Protection: Planet Madagascar

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Come join Planet Madagascar in the Earth Rangers Studio from 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity as we take you on a virtual journey of discovery to Madagascar. Come explore the wilds of Madagascar with us!

Working in Ankarafantsika National Park, Madagascar, Planet Madagascar’s goal is to protect lemur habit and help build sustainable forest communities. Planet Madagascar protects and restores lemur habitat through their fire management and forest restoration program Atiala Salama, engages in conservation education throughout the park, and helps improve sustainability through a women’s cooperative focussed on sustainable forest restoration and dynamic agroforestry. In the future they plan to develop new projects that focus on community sanitation and water quality, family planning and maternal health, economic and employment opportunities, and education and training. Here in Canada Planet Madagascar gives talks to schools, does virtual events, and is developing a Madagascar Ambassador program for students.

A curious looking sifaka (a type of lemur) peers towards the camera while clinging to a tree branch

Drop in and visit us! You'll be able to discover more about Planet Madagascar - our conservation goals and our work in Madagascar - through a variety of activities suitable for the whole family!

• Meet and talk with Planet Madagascar's experts.

• Audio/Visual experiences from Madagascar.

• Crafts - including making your own chameleon.

• Face painting.


*Partners in Protection is a regular event taking place within the Earth Rangers Studio in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity (Level 2). It is an opportunity for organizations interested in biodiversity-, conservation- and sustainability-related issues to connect with visitors at the Royal Ontario Museum through informal presentations, crafts, games, stories, hands-on specimens and/or other activities, suitable for the whole family. Access is free with general admission.

Date & Time

  • Sunday, December 3rd, 2017


Earth Rangers Studio in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity, Level 2



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