Señor Voloua dreams in green

mburhardtLost Mountain, News

What do mountains and fields have to do with each other? Here at Legado, we work in the most hyper-biodiverse mountains in the world by partnering with the people who call these mountains home. The majority of people living on Mount Namuli, our flagship site, are farmers. And that means a key part of our work focuses on the interaction ... Read More

Cyclone Idai in Mozambique: What We Know and How You Can Help

mburhardtLost Mountain, Majka

On March 14th Cyclone Idai unleashed her fury on central Mozambique as well as neighbouring Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Malawi. It is one of the worst tropical cyclones on record in Africa and has left upwards of 800 people dead and hundreds more missing in Mozambique alone.  In its wake, a major humanitarian crisis is unfolding. The International Committee of the ... Read More

Celebrating Mountain Tenacity

mburhardtLost Mountain, News

It’s International Mountain Day! At Legado, our team is celebrating the grandeur and biological importance of the world’s mountains, and the tenacity and innovation of mountain people everywhere.  Mountain people like Avelina Sabonete, who grew up in Mount Namuli’s Mucunha Community and is now entering a new role as a community leader as a member of the Mucunha Natural Resource ... Read More

The impact of your support + encouragement

mburhardtLost Mountain, Majka, News

Today, it's a pleasure to share our 2017 Annual Report with you. Hot off the digital press, the report is full of stories, photos and even music (yes, Namuli now has an official community conservation song!) straight from our field team in Mozambique. This year was all about relationships. From investing in local leaders to supporting them to learn best practices around ... Read More

will you stand with the Namuli community today?

mburhardtLost Mountain, Majka, News

I’m sure you agree with me that education is a basic human right. This year, the Namuli community has taken a stand for their future: the future of their rainforest, of their farms, of their children and the generations to come. More than 500 children of the Murrabue community who call Mount Namuli home and are in need a new ... Read More

You really want to watch Namuli!

mburhardtEvents, Lost Mountain, Majka, News

Haven't had the chance to watch Namuli, yet? Fear not - this weekend is the perfect time to dig into this 30 minute story about how an unconventional climbing expedition unlocked a standstill on one of Africa's most important mountain ecosystems— Mount Namuli, Mozambique. Vertical biology, community conservation, and a really run out slab climb— it’s all in the film.  ... Read More

Watch Namuli, the film, today!

mburhardtEvents, Lost Mountain, Majka, News

Today I’m honored to release Namuli worldwide on YouTube.  Watch the film TodayNamuli is a film about the spirit of adventure and pushing the boundaries of science, climbing, and conservation on Mozambique's Mount Namuli. The film follows our team on an unconventional climbing expedition that was spurred by curiosity. Curiosity about a granite rock face, and also about how to use climbing to ... Read More

A year of conservation, community and impact

mburhardtEvents, Lost Mountain, Majka, News

It’s my pleasure to share with you Legado’s first-ever Annual Report: a big-picture look at the impact you have made in Mozambique through your generous support. Read About Your ImpactTogether, we put Mount Namuli on the global conservation priority list, hosted permagarden training for over 100 locals, shared Namuli, the film, on 31 stages in 8 countries and more. We're a lean shop ... Read More

Let’s build a thriving future

mburhardtEvents, Lost Mountain, Majka, News

In 2011, I became enamoured--obsessed even--with Mozambique’s Mount Namuli. While climbing led me to this granite monolith, the opportunity to create a marked difference in the lives of Namuli’s communities has kept me there, as the founder of Legado. Today, Legado is an international initiative that builds thriving futures for the world’s most threatened mountain ecosystems and the people who call ... Read More

Next Gen Voice: The Old Ways of Thinking Are Not Enough

Leigh BoyleLost Mountain, Next Gen

On July 22nd the 2015 Lost Mountain Symposium concluded. What all happened? Here is a wrap up Blog from Next Gen Jacquie Day Bemis: What an amazing experience!  Today was our final day of this transformative conservation symposium on The Lost Mountain Project, sponsored and led by Majka Burhardt’s Additive Adventure.  22 bright and beautiful young minds from all over Africa … Read More