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Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium’s Reforestation Efforts Reach 5 Million Trees Planted in Madagascar

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, in collaboration with the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP) , and supported by the Arbor Day Foundation , has planted its 5-millionth tree in Madagascar. Representatives from governmental and environmental agencies from across the region attended the special event. For 13 years, these reforestation efforts have been focused on providing habitat for lemurs, the most threatened group of primates in the world. Habitat loss is one of the... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Friday, Jun 10, 2022

Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium Reforestation Efforts Reach 4 Million Trees Planted in Madagascar on Arbor Day

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, in collaboration with the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP) , and supported by the Arbor Day Foundation , has planted its 4-millionth tree in Madagascar in celebration of Arbor Day. For 12 years, these reforestation efforts have been focused on providing habitat for lemurs, the most threatened group of primates in the world. Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats to all of Madagascar's remaining lemur species. The primary... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Monday, May 3, 2021