29th February – 1st March 2020 Paddle for Pedder
Join adventurers, Pedder elders, artists and campaigners at the Pedder Impoundment for the leap year weekend for a series of bushwalks, short walks, story telling and of course the 25km Paddle to the location of the interred Original Lake. More info & bookings via our home page.
‘Lake Pedder – journey to restoration’ Exhibition and Auction
Revisit the exhibition online here – Sidespace Gallery 29 Oct – 4 Nov 19
Lake Pedder Restoration Inc AGM – State Cinema Hobart 29 September 19
The LPRC AGM formalities saw Christine Milne and Todd Dudley remain as co-convenors, Paul Thomas took on the role of secretary, with assistance from Bob Brown and Chris Holliday is to continue on as treasurer. The general committee; Patsy Jones, Melva Truchanas, Chris Cowles, Dick Friend, Hilary Bennell, Tabatha Badger, Lyn Barclay & Peter Thompson.
Pedder Pub Talk: Why Pedder, Why Now – Ferntree Tavern 26 September 19
A bustling and inquisitive crowd at the Fern Tree tavern shared in learning the practicalities of restoring Pedder, the campaign history and that of the Hydro. With insights and knowledge from a formidable panel; Bob Brown, Christine Milne, Chris Harries and Dr Anita Wild. The night MC’d by Leanne Minshull. Re-watch the discussion here.
Chuffed Fundraiser – $20,000 raised September 2019
WildMinds ‘Saving the Earth:Next Steps’ – WildIsland, 21 August 19
Restore Pedder Project officer Jessica Robbins join Millie Rooney at Wild Island speaking on progressive collaboration to help shape a sustainable thriving future on earth – watch their inspiring discussion here.
Lake Pedder Restoration Inc Committee Meeting – State Cinema, 7 July 19
With the successful fundraiser earlier in the year the LPRC were able to recruit restoration ecologist Dr Anita Wild to undertake a scientific scoping study on the process and hurdles of restorating Lake Pedder, a vital step towards the complete restoration management plan.
Pozible Crowd Funder – $30,000 Raised March 19
From the Film Night through to mid March the committee ran a highly successful crowdfunder, raising funds (and growing support) enabling the restoration committee to commence engaging with experts (scientific, legal, hydrologists and engineers) in the first steps of compiling the restoration management plan.
Restore Pedder Film Night – State Cinema, 27 February 19
A sold out crowd celebrated the launch of the ‘Restore Pedder’ campaign. Thanks to the support from Patagonia the crowd enjoyed a special screening of ‘Dam Nation‘ followed by Q&A with campaign co-convenors Christine Milne and Todd Dudley, secretary Bob Brown and restoration ecologist Dr Anita Wild.
Lake Pedder Restoration Inc Committee Meeting – 24 February 19