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Director: Charles Welch and Andrea Katz
Research Objectives: The project has multiple yet integrated goals which give a broad environmental scope to anticipated results. The first goal is to improve the conservation status of the Betampona Natural Reserve and to contribute to in-country training in natural resource protection and management. Grassroots community activities are being developed. Another key goal of the project is the ongoing determination of the viability of using wild releases of captive-born lemurs as a conservation strategy.
Field Positions and Volunteers: contact field director, Charles Welch at email@example.com
Species Studied: Varecia variegata variegata (black-and-white ruffed lemur)
Other Species at Site: Avahi laniger (eastern avahi), Daubentonia madagascariensis (aye-aye), Eulemur fulvus (brown lemur), Hapalemur griseus griseus (grey gentle lemur), Indri indri (indri), Phaner furcifer (eastern fork-marked dwarf lemur), Propithecus diadema (diademed sifaka)
Last Updated: 2002-04-18
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