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2009 Event Highlights

Athe and Team Hogwash

Hogwash Bend - 22 March 2009

A Water for Nature project with  RWLAP to water River Red Gums at the Regent Parrot nesting site at Hogwash Bend on the Murray River.

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Minister Weatherall launches Bushbank's huge Conservation Estate at Blanchetown with David Moyle.

Blanchetown Bushland Estate Opening - 1 April 2009

Minister Weatherall launched Bushbank's huge Conservation Estate at Blanchetown with our president, David Moyle.

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NFSA stall at Science Alive! 2009

Science Alive! 7-9 August 2009

The NFSA stall at Science Alive! was popular with all ages of people visiting the event at the Adelaide Showground.




Laratinga Wetlands Tour 2009

Laratinga Wetlands & K1 Cellar Door Tour - 10 September 2009

Our most popular tour set off from the NFSA office with coach transport to a morning tea at Macrocarpa Wholefoods cafe in Mount Barker followed by a tour of the Laratinga Wetlands with special interest for birdwatchers. A fabulous lunch was served at K1 Winery Cellar Door in the Kuitpo region and a selection of their fine wines.


Some of the featured artists at the exhibition.

Threatened Species Art Exhibition & Launch, 14-30 October 2009

Nature Foundation's "Threatened Species" Exhibition featured works by eleven of South Australia's leading wildlife artists with Wendy Jennings as its curator. The Burnside City Council Atrium provided a wonderful space in which to display these paintings and our volunteers from Friends for Nature were on hand to tell people more about the work of the NFSA. It is hoped to make this a biennial event.


Barbara Hardy Testimonial & Annual Dinner - 26 October 2009

Barbara Hardy Testimonial & Annual Dinner - 26 October 2009

To recognize Barbara's enormous contribution to our natural environment and to SA's community life, we held a Testimonial Dinner in the magnificent Bonython Hall with 250 guests. We were very pleased that the Premier, The Hon Mike Rann MP and the Minister for the Environment, The Hon Jay Weatherill MP attended as well as Dick Smith, a personal friend of Barbara's. Ten corporate members provided some much appreciated support and three paintings were auctioned from the Threatened Species Art Exhibition.

Click here for a more detailed article on this special event and the Barbara Hardy Fund for Nature.