upcoming Events

Nature Foundation SA hosts a number of events every year; don't forget to keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details.

Hiltaba Nature Reserve Grand Working Bee 25 April–29 April wokg-bee.jpg

(including travel days) at Hiltaba Nature Reserve

A fantastic opportunity to visit the majestic landscapes of Hiltaba, meet other members and supporters, and be part of our community. Work alongside Nature Foundation SA staff and conservation managers to help with nature conservation and maintenance projects. We have jobs for all levels of ability, and delicious dinners are provided (catering cost for whole weekend is $50 per person).

Includes a one-day tour of Hiltaba and our ongoing projects – Booking form 

World Environment Fair
Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 June 2018, at Adelaide Showground

World Environment Fair will host a variety of entertainers, keynote speakers and feature an impressive line-up of more than 50 exhibitors including Australia’s largest nature play area, a wildlife interactive display garden plus water and energy saving ideas. Nature Foundation SA will have a booth on display – come and say hi!  http://worldenvironmentfair.org.au/

Para Woodlands Planting Day – Friday 15 June  Peppermint-Box-seedling-(photo-Darren-Clements).jpg

Join us for planting activities to re-establish critically endangered Peppermint Box grassy woodland. You will be helping to provide valuable habitat for woodland birds!
Friday 15 June 2018
Time: 10 am–3 pm (approx.)
Place: Para Woodlands Reserve 44 Balmoral Rd, Kalbeeba SA (3km southeast of Gawler). Entry via Gate 1 off Balmoral Road (UBD Map 24, K12).
RSVP: Registrations by 8 June 2018, to Dragos Moise, Para Woodlands Restoration Ecologist
T: 8336 0913 E: Dragos.Moise@sa.gov.au


Science Alive
Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 August 2018 at Adelaide Showground

Science Alive! 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.

Following the great success of the Nature Foundation SA booth last year with our tadpoles in huge demand and sold out by Saturday afternoon, we will be there again in 2018 and would love you to visit us.

Tiliqua Lizard Crawl – date TBA in spring

Ever wanted to be a lizard researcher? Help us locate and protect Burra’s resident endangered species, the Pygmy Bluetongue Lizard. At the Tiliqua Lizard Crawl you can learn more about these fascinating lizards and choose between three different research activities.  Further details TBA.

Annual General Meeting Thursday 25 October  NFSA_square-online-logo.jpg

at Holden Street Theatres, 5.30 pm refreshments, AGM starts at 6.15 pm.
Open to all members and includes highlights of the year's activities and research supported by Nature Foundation SA. RSVP essential

Kids on Country Camps 2018

Nature Foundation SA is also pleased to recommend the following activities of our partner organisations:

Frogwatch SA

logo-frogwatch.pngAll 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 Daylogo_oliphant.png

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/


Nature Play Forest Festival  28514340_884771838367772_5181222841761899534_o.jpg

Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play SA are bringing you an unforgettable family festival in the majestic Kuitpo Forest. Visit the website for further information.



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Monday 22 to Sunday 28 October 2018
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

Adelaide Sustainability Centre 

A wide variety of workshops and events ASC_Logo_V2.png
Visit the website to see what's on in your local area.