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2023 Artist Residency Program Exhibition
June 07, 2023

Nature Foundation’s Artist Residency Program enters its fifth year in 2023, and hosted an exhibition in June showcasing the work of the 2022 artists in residence, entitled Nature's Foundations 2.

The exhibition opening, held on Friday 2 June, was attended by passionate art and nature lovers, and opened by Nature Foundation Board Director, Bec Hardy, and the Hon Susan Close MP.


Checking on our tiny Emu-wrens
June 05, 2023

Watchalunga Nature Reserve provides critical habitat for key threatened species including the nationally endangered Mount Lofty Ranges Southern Emu-wren (Maluchurus stipiturus intermedius). This tiny bird, weighing in at only 7 grams, is rather secretive, flitting quietly between dense vegetation. They are very difficult to spot, which is why we engage an ornithologist with experience surveying this species.


Our popular Kids on Country Program reaches new heights
May 29, 2023

Nature Foundation is proud to announce that longer-term funding has been secured to maintain and expand our successful Kids on Country Junior Ranger Program.

The funding, from the National Indigenous Australia Agency, will allow us to continue to provide this program which engages young Aboriginal people in practical, on-Country activities, helping inspire them to pursue future study or careers in conservation and land management.


Read our latest newsletter – Nature Matters: Winter 2023
May 26, 2023

We are pleased to share with you our first edition of Nature Matters for 2023.

In this issue we provide details of our current Vital Work Appeal, raising essential funds to assist with fencing and additional accommodation at our Hiltaba Nature Reserve. We also have some very exciting news regarding our popular Kids on Country junior ranger program.


Forever Nature Fund launched!
December 16, 2022

Nature Foundation recently celebrated the launch of their most ambitious fund yet, the Forever Nature Fund, aiming to raise $20m by 2030 to support nature conservation efforts. The fund, presented by Board Director Bec Hardy, aligns with Australia's commitment to protect 30% of its land and sea by the same year. This significant initiative encourages supporters to contribute towards a nature-positive future, either through ongoing donations or once-off contributions, with the end goal of securing the preservation of the Arid Lands of South Australia and beyond.


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