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.
Wednesday 26 April to Monday 1 May (including travel days) at Witchelina Nature Reserve.
Participants will have the chance to work alongside Nature Foundation SA staff and conservation managers to help with nature conservation and maintenance projects. Includes a one day tour of the arid lands of Witchelina and our ongoing projects. Click here to download the booking form.
Friday 19 to Monday 22 May at Witchelina Nature Reserve
Experience yoga, meditation, yoga nidra, walks and exploring in this remote scenic location, with Lisa Brenton and Georgina Sullivan.
World Environment Fair
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June at Adelaide Showground
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/
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.
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
The Mark Bonnin Walking Trail Launch
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:
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.
Nature Play Forest Festival
Friday 21 April at Rocky Creek Hut, Razorback Road,
Meadow (Kuitpo Forest)
Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play are bringing you an unforgettable family festival in the majestic Kuitpo Forest! Join them for a FREE day of Nature Play as they celebrate the school holidays and set the scene for wild Autumn adventures and memory-making with family and friends. For more information visit natureplaysa.org.au
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
SASTA Oliphant Science Awards Open Day
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/
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
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