Zambian Carnivore Programme, ZAMBIA
PDC Inc supports the work of the Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP), which is based on the banks of the South Luwangwa River in Zambia. ZCP is managed by Dr Matt Becker, and apart from working with Painted Dogs, ZCP also monitors the population of other Carnivores in the area-Lion, Hyaena, Leopard and Cheetah.
PDC Inc has supported ZCP through the provision of funding for their Domestic Dog Vaccination Program, field equipment the the provision of two vehicles.
In addition, PDC Inc has also supported other organisations that liaise and collaborate closely with ZCP -Chimpembele Wildlife Education Centre (funding for a Community Education Officer) and South Luangwa Conservation Society (funding for an Anti-Poaching Team)
L-R: A pack of Painted Dogs in Zambia; Lisa Gower - Community Education Officer at Chipembele; Radiotracking in the Zambian bush
John Lemon with a Study Lion (L) and with "Alice" the Warthog, at Chipembele
L-R: John Lemon on patrol with the PDC Inc Anti-Poaching Team; John and Angela Lemon with Rachel from South Luangwa Conservation Society; Matt Becker undertaking the Domestic Dog Vaccination Programme
The two vehicles destined for Zambia: Landrover donated by Mr Syd Chipchase, and a Rodeo purchased by PDC Inc
Chairman John Lemon entering Liuwa Plains National Park 2012
John Lemon capturing Wildebeest in Liuwa Plains National Park 2012
John Lemon visiting local schools in South Luangwa
John Lemon, Rachel Mc Robb (SLCS) and Dr Matt Becker (ZCP) Lunch Liuwa style
John Lemon with the PDC Inc./SLCS/ZCP Anti-poaching team