Travis Steffens Explorer-in-Residence with Kensington Tours
I am proud to announce that I have been selected for the Kensington Tours Explorer-in-Residence program:
"A primatologist with a passion for conservation, Steffens has dedicated his life and research to community development efforts, environmental education, eco-tourism projects, and international awareness in Madagascar. Considered an expert in the field, his current research is on the impact of habitat loss and threat of extinction posed to lemurs, a primate with 100 different species (many of which are endangered) endemic to the isolated African country.
In addition, this 21st century explorer founded Lambas for Lemurs, a conservation education program seeking to inform local Malagasy people of the dangers lemurs face, promote the protection of these primates, encourage sustainable living and help locals understand how conservation efforts can help attract tourism. While not living in Madagascar, Travis brings travelers to remote wilds in Africa, Central America, and the Canadian Rockies. Travis holds a BSc and MA in Primatology and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto." Kensington Tours
I will be leading a group of guests from Kensington Tours on a remarkable journey through Madagascar in 2014. If you are interested click this link.