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Madagascar and the Lemurs
, Selby Library
5 pm, Clasico Meet and Greet
Barbara Frey & Dr. Alison Grand
Barbara is the former President of Sarasota Alliance Francaise and was the Director of Education for IBM Europe in Paris for 16 years. She recently traveled to Madagascar with the Lemur Conservation Foundation and will give an introduction to the island, its history and its very unique flora and fauna, particularly the indigenous and severely endangered lemurs.
Alison is Executive Director of the Lemur Conservation Foundation. Previously she was employed with Disney’s Animal Kingdom, worked on conservation programs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and cared for lemurs at the Baton Rouge Zoo. Alison will discuss the efforts being made to save the lemurs at the Lemur Conservation Foundation in Myakka City and in Madagascar.
Ray Young, e-mail: email@example.com
The presentation will be followed by
Meet and Greet at Clasico from 5 to 7 PM