upcoming Events

Nature Foundation SA hosts a number of events every year Click Here to download a pdf of upcoming events and volunteering opportunities, and don't for get to keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details.

Science Alive!

Science-Alive-2016-logo-jpg1-293x300.jpgSaturday 5 & Sunday 6 August at Adelaide Showground

Visit the Nature Foundation SA booth at Science Alive! The event is an integral part of Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and is proudly presented in partnership with National Science Week. It has a focus on hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic and educational. Buy your ticket here: sciencealivesa.org.au


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Friday 6 to Monday 9 October (includes travel days) at Hiltaba Nature Reserve
This is the fourth trail in the Founders’ Walking Trails series. Join us for the Mark Bonnin Walking Trail launch and enjoy the picturesque views from stunning hilltops at Hiltaba Nature Reserve. Dr Mark Bonnin AM was a Co-Founder of Nature Foundation SA and an active President during his time with the charity. For more details contact the NFSA office.


Annual General Meeting

Thursday 26 October 2017 at Holden Street Theatres.
5.30pm refreshments, AGM starts at 6.15pm.
Open to all members and includes highlights of the
year's activities and research supported by NFSA.
RSVP essential.


Water For Nature Exchange

Wednesday 15th to Thursday 16th November at Renmark. The Water for Nature Exchange invites local people in the Riverland and Murraylands to exchange stories about the benefits of environmental watering to the community.
Register your interest here 


Barbara Hardy 90th Dinner                                

Saturday 25 November at Bonython Hall
Guests will experience a superb Australian             
native flavour of food by Andrew Fielke
and Wines by Geoff Hardy. A fundraising
night with music and entertainment
contributing to nature conservation in SA.

Past Events 2017

  • Witchelina Nature Reserve Grand Working Bee 26 April - 1 May
  • World Environment Fair  - 4 May
  • Science Grants Awards Ceremony 1 June
  • Hiltaba Nature Reserve Walking Trails Working Group 3 July - 8 July
  • Watchalunga Planting Day 16 July

Nature Foundation SA is also pleased to recommend the following activities of our partner organisations:

Frogwatch SA

logo-frogwatch.pngAll year round
FrogWatch SA fills a gap left by previous citizen science frog survey programs. The community-driven program covers as much of South Australia as possible throughout the year.
Download the app. www.frogwatchsa.com.au

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Saturday 27 August
Nature Foundation SA is a proud sponsor of the SASTA Oliphant Science Awards. The annual competition encourages young people from Reception to Year 12 to develop their interest in science. www.oliphantscienceawards.com.au/

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Monday 23 to Sunday 29 October
Download the easy to use Aussie Bird Count App and be part of an Australia-wide citizen science program that will help you learn more about the types of birds in your backyard while recording them to help nature.  aussiebirdcount.org.au