Events

Nature Foundation hosts a wide range of events every year for our members, supporters and the broader community so there's a lot to choose from!

Nature Foundation is paying close attention to health recommendations regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We may need to reconsider many of our upcoming events and activities - this page will be updated if circumstances change.


If hands-on conservation work is your thing, join us for a planting day or come along to a Working Bee on one of our nature reserves. We also host tours to see conservation in action, presentations on our work and much more! We look forward to welcoming you at one of our events this year. 

Online event bookings are coming soon, stay tuned! For further information on any event please contact our office on 08 8340 2880.

Nature's Foundations Exhibition Opening
Where:
Mrs Harris' Shop, 39 Jervois Tce, Torrensville
When:
Friday 5 August 2022
Cost:
Free

Friday 5 August, 6.00 pm

Please join us for the opening of the 2022 SALA exhibition, Nature’s Foundations, showing the work of three artists who have spent time on two Nature Foundation Nature Reserves, Hiltaba and Witchelina, through our Artist in Residence program.
 
John Whitney, Alison Binks and Jane Rusden have created three beautiful collections of work, reflecting their respective perceptions of, and experiences on the properties.
 
This is a great opportunity to enjoy the company of like-minded people, some wonderful art, and to support the work of Nature Foundation. Proceeds from the exhibition will be generously donated to the Foundation.
 
For those who prefer not to join the crowd on opening night, a smaller event, Night Shift, will be held at 7pm on Thursday 18 August, where at least one of the artists will be in attendance.

Or see the exhibition in your own time. The exhibition runs from Friday 5 to Sunday 28 August.
 
To enable us to keep you safe, please be sure to RSVP to either event by email to [email protected]
 
Mrs Harris’ Shop is an intimate little gallery that runs monthly exhibitions. From 1930–1970, it was a neighbourhood general store, and had later iterations as a shoemakers’ studio and warehouse.

Watchalunga Nature Reserve Planting Day FULLY BOOKED
Where:
Watchalunga Nature Reserve, Winery Rd, Finniss SA
When:
Sunday 31 July 2022, 9.30am – 12.30pm (9am arrival for 9:30am start)
Cost:
Free
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED, WAITLIST AVAILABLE

Join Nature Foundation in planting 1,750 sedges and lignum plants to infill our revegetation area as part of National Tree Day. You will be helping to improve valuable habitat for the critically endangered Mount Lofty Ranges Southern Emu-wren!

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER.

Watchalunga Nature Reserve, Winery Rd, Finniss
(2.5km south of Finniss, entrance gate on eastern side halfway between Gilbert Siding Rd and Barn Hill Rd) Planting area is approx. 500m walk from carpark

RSVP: Please register by 8th July 2022 to Nature Foundation on T: 08 8340 2880 E: [email protected]

Places limited – book now!
Morning tea and lunch provided (please advise of any special dietary requirements)

Bring:
  • Warm clothing
  • Gardening gloves
  • Wet weather gear (e.g. waterproof jacket, pants, gum boots)
  • Water bottle
  • Gardening trowel
  • Keep Cup (for tea/coffee)
  • Sunscreen/ Hat
  • Photo
Nature Festival 2022
Where:
Various locations TBC
When:
6-16 October 2022
Cost:
TBC

Nature Foundation is excited to once again join the Nature Festival in 2022 with some fantastic events in the works.

Event details will be advised soon!

Check out the Nature Festival here. 
Annual General Meeting
Where:
TBC
When:
27 October 2022
Cost:
Free!

The AGM will include reports on Nature Foundation’s 2021-22 work, achievements and finances.  

All details will be provided closer to the event. 

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