SCience and
Conservation programs


Nature Foundation SA is a not-for-profit nature charity working to Save, Protect and Restore South Australia's natural biodiversity.

Nature Foundation SA Science Strategy 2018–2023

Vision and Purpose: to deliver the best possible science based outcomes for conservation in South Australia and directly underpin the decision making of Nature Foundation SA.

Please click here to view a copy of our Science Strategy. 

Nature Foundation SA has implemented a number of programs to focus on the following key conservation areas:

Water For Nature

Water For Nature conducts environmental watering projects along the Murray-Darling River, in partnership with the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office.
Find out more about Water For Nature


BushbankSA exists to preserve patches of remnant native vegetation with high conservation value on private land in South Australia.
Find out more about BushbankSA

Industry Partnerships

Nature Foundation SA works with the resource sector to provide third party Significant Environmental Benefit (SEB) offsets for vegetation clearance liabilities under the Native Vegetation Act 1991
Find out more about our Industry Partnerships

Research Grants

NFSA funds high-level conservation research projects on and off its land. To date we have provided over $2 million worth of funding in our 35 year history. Find out more about Research Grants