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.

Grants Presentation Ceremony

Thursday 1 June at Basil Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Frome Rd. Arrival at 5pm for 5.15pm start. Nature Foundation SA will be hosting a special awards ceremony to present the recipients of March 2017 Nature Foundation SA grants with their awards. All applicants, family and supervisors are invited to attend. Click here. There will be a brief Special General Meeting after the ceremony  at 5.45pm and refreshments will follow.


World Environment Fair

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Visit the Nature Foundation SA booth at World Environment Fair! The fair will host a variety of entertainers, speakers and more than 50 exhibitors including Australia’s largest nature play area, a wildlife interactive display garden and water and energy saving ideas.
Buy your ticket here: worldenvironmentfair.org.au/

Hiltaba Nature Reserve Walking Trails Working Group

Monday 3 to Saturday 8 July (including travel days) at Hiltaba Nature Reserve.
Participants will have the opportunity to develop several walking trails, contribute to vital conservation work, meet like-minded people and have fun.
Click here to download the booking form.  


Watchalunga Planting Day

Sunday 16 July at Watchalunga Nature Reserve
There will be a planting day at Watchalunga Nature Reserve as part of the 20 million trees project. All are welcome, please register with Nature Foundation SA

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Saturday 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.



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

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Habitat Suitability for Southern Emu-wrens

5 April to 19 May 2017 in Fleurieu Swamps, Mount Compass area.
Nature Foundation SA grant recipient Diego Guevara Torres is looking for volunteers to help with bird and vegetation surveys for his Masters research project.
Click here for more information.

You are invited!
Come along and have fun, jump in muddy puddles and plant some native seedlings…

We are pleased to announce that Arbor Day will be held along the River Torrens on Michael Street, Lockleys on Sunday 18th June 2017, 10.00am to 2.00pm. Please note that this is a new location from previous Arbor Day events, and is only a few short kilometres upstream from the Breakout Creek site.

Click here for more information. 

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All 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