Our Supporters

Nature Foundation SA’s Water For Nature program supports local communities to deliver environmental water to wetlands and floodplains in South Australia to improve habitat for threatened native wildlife.

The Water For Nature program appreciates the support of the following Major Benefactors, Supporters and Delivery Partners.

Major Benefactors

Nature Foundation SA has partnered with the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office to deliver environmental water over five years to the River Murray. NFSA is the first non-government organisation to receive a Commonwealth environmental water allocation to rehabilitate the River Murray wetlands and floodplains in South Australia.
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SA Water has been absolutely integral to the success of this project with assistance from the SA Water Berri depot Water Engineering Technologies team, Salt Interception Schemes Team as well as personnel from Locks 5 and 6.


Natural Resources, SA Murray-Darling Basin is the agency that delivers a diverse range of programmes and projects on behalf of the NRM Board and DEWNR in the SA Murray-Darling Basin NRM region.
Nature Foundation SA and the Department of Environment, Water and Nature Resources (DEWNR) have a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to facilitate benefit to the River Murray.

Water For Nature received a grant from the James N Kirby Foundation to purchase customised irrigation equipment that is enabling the programme to deliver a much greater volume of environmental water to more ecosystems and habitats along South Australia’s River Murray.


The John T Reid Charitable Trusts are a national funding organisation with a wide ranging commitment to philanthropy around Australia. The Trustees are proud of a track record of generous giving for over fifty years, being responsive to community need and supportive to key issues.
The West End Community Fund has donated funds to assist with Water For Nature capital equipment, particularly a set of small, medium and large ‘Red’ pumps.

Major Supporters

Australian Communities Foundation assists donors to generate, manage and distribute philanthropic resources to meet the needs of communities.


The Harcourts Foundation has made a generous $5000 donation to Water For Nature to support the implementation of the Clark’s Floodplain project. Visit the Harcourts Website

Jacobs has provided technical and project management expertise as an in-kind contribution to support Water For Nature.

LAMS are a mechanical engineering business based in the Riverland. They provided significant support (materials and labour) to construct the first West End Community Fund ‘Big Red’ pump.


The Mullum Trust is a private charitable trust. The main objective is to support and engender projects which have significant, ongoing or catalytic environmental outcomes.


The SMEC Foundation has made a generous $5000 donation to Water For Nature to support the implementation of the Clark’s Floodplain project.

The Myer Foundation work to promote a just, creative, enlightened, caring and sustainable Australia.



TRILITY is a market leader within the Australian water utilities sector, providing solutions which contribute to a better quality of life.

Delivery Partners


The Australian Landscape Trust is a non-profit philanthropic organisation operating at three bases
in the Riverland.
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Loxton District Landcare is a Water For Nature delivery partner and hosts a part time Water For Nature Regional Community Coordinator position.


The Eastern Hills Murray Plains Catchment Group Inc is a Water For Nature delivery partner and hosts a part time Water For Nature Regional Community Coordinator position.


The Loxton Waikerie Council is a local government area in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia.

Ngopamuldi Aboriginal Corporation

The Ngopamuldi Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) was first established in 2004, the corporation was established in response to a need to develop and implement a process to increase the capacity of Aboriginal people, to participate in the management of natural resources throughout South Australia.

Central Irrigation Trust


The Pike River Land Management Group (PRLMG) is a group of irrigators who are committed to the rehabilitation of the Pike floodplain (Riverland).


The Renmark Irrigation Trust has been key to the environmental watering at Johnsons Waterhole near Renmark.

Mannum Aboriginal Community Association Inc. (MACAI)


The Renmark Paringa Council is located adjacent to the Victorian border in the Riverland and are managers of the Johnsons Waterhole site near Renmark.


The Renmark to Border Local Action Planning Committee is one of 11 LAP groups that operation through the SA Murray-Darling Basin catchment area and works to achieve economic, social and environmental benefits in the region.


Riverland West Landcare is a group of volunteers and staff that manage and implement community based natural resource management.


The SES Berri Branch has provided practical logistic support to the Clark's Floodplain project - from the loan of equipment to SES volunteers filling over 500 sandbags to dam floodrunners on the property, the SES were  integral to the project infrastructure planning.


The Waikerie Men’s Shed provides resources for men to undertake persona projects or projects that are of community benefit.

Delivery Supporters


The Australian Conservation Foundation facilitated a partnership between Nature Foundation SA and Observant to capture the Clark’s Floodplain (the first environmental watering project) environmental water inundation through continuous image monitoring.

How Can You Help?

Water For Nature is always seeking further support from corporates, small businesses and individuals to help us deliver to more watering sites per year. We also encourage volunteer support and have plenty of ways you can be involved with our conservation work.

Please contact us to register your interest in supporting us or volunteering.