Episode 72: Rewilding Tasmania’s Lake Pedder with Christine Milne
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Former Vice President of IUCN, former leader of the Australian Green Party and current Global Greens Ambassador, Christine Milne took up the role of Co-Convenor of the Lake Pedder Restoration Committee in the lead up the United Nations Decade of Ecological Restoration (2021-2030) to campaign for an agreement (by the summer of 2021-22) to restore Lake Pedder and surrounding environs.
- The history of Lake Pedder
- The future of Lake Pedder
- Tasmania’s conservation leadership: a history of success and long fights for the rights of nature
- How you can help restore Lake Pedder and bring attention to this globally significant Rewilding project
Visit: Restore Lake Pedder
Read: “An Activist Life” by Christine Milne
Watch: 1971 – A Last Look At Lake Pedder Before Flooding
Director of Digital Outreach (D.O.D.O.) for The Rewilding Institute
Host and Producer of the Rewilding Earth Podcast
Jack started Rewilding work as Executive Director of Sky Island Alliance in the mid-1990’s, organizing the Sky Island Wildlands Network design, ripping up illegal roads on forest service lands, installing wolf acclimatization pens on Ted Turner’s Ladder Ranch & conducting howling surveys to help make way for the final stage of the Lobo reintroduction program in the Southwest.
Through the years, Jack has worked with Dave Foreman and the Rewilding Gang to further Rewilding initiatives and education.