Born in 1946, I grew up in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. There I enjoyed many bush walking expeditions and developed a strong love of the natural environment, as well as a curiosity to explore. In 1962, my father led a group of Blue Mountains boys, including myself, on the Cradle Mountain Reserve…Read more Your story contributor – Lindsay Hope
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The United Nations has declared 2021-2030 as the Decade of Ecological Restoration. This declaration shows restoring our planet’s ecosystems is a global priority. The ecological restoration of Lake Pedder can be a symbol of hope to encourage action worldwide to protect and recover wild places and repair degraded landscapes. Your support to the campaign will…Read more A decade of ecological restoration announced
Josh Pringle of Keep Tassie Wild has been interviewed in the latest edition of Australian Geographic where he discussed the story behind his artwork with a conservation message. Among his pieces is a sticker that he designed for our Restore Pedder campaign - which you can purchase as a fundraiser perk here. Josh commented; “You…Read more A word on Restore Pedder in Australian Geographic
Congratulations to Piers Greville, who has won the prestigious Glover prize for his contemporary work and reflection on the Lake Pedder impoundment. His piece captures the sad reality of the loss of original Pedder. Of his work, Greville commented; “Canoeing on Lake Pedder in 2017 in the expanse of dark water, the almost black glassy…Read more Glover Prize Winner – Pedder Prime Cuts
The campaign launch for the Restore Pedder campaign at State Cinema on 27 February was a fantastic success! We had a sell out crowd of over 200 people and many more people were trying to get tickets in the final few days. Thanks to everyone who attended and helped us raise a whopping $4k for…Read more Successful campaign launch at State Cinema a sell-out success!
Dr Kevin Kiernan (formerly of UTAS) has published a major academic paper concerning Lake Pedder in the journal Geoheritage. The citation is: The Original Lake Pedder, southwest Tasmania: Origin, Age and Evolution of an Australian Nature Conservation Icon. Published online in Geoheritage, 9 December 2017. Online access to this paper has been shared by the…Read more Publication of academic paper concerning Lake Pedder