Human chain for Mirnu Wirra

Princess Elizabeth playground Princess Elizabeth playground, South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Protect the biodiversity of Golden Wattle Park / Mirnu Wirra (Park 21W) in Adelaide's unique park lands. Join us on Sunday 4 June at 1230, starting with a picnic lunch at Princess Elizabeth playground. Then at 1.30 pm, join hands around the eight-hectare proposed police barracks site.  Show your support for protecting the biodiversity of […]

Behind the scenes of the South Australian Museum

Plympton Community Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, South Australia, Australia

Unfortunately Annette Burmeister had to make changes to her schedule and was unable to provide her presentation as scheduled. Jan Forrest O.A.M. was fortunately able to step into the breach and present a talk entitled ‘Behind the scenes of the South Australian Museum’.  Jan was a staff member at the museum for 47 years and […]

Exploring the Universe from the Suburbs

Plympton Community Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, South Australia, Australia

Dr Kym Thalassoudis will give an introduction to the night sky and describe how anyone can look up and explore its many wonders using just their eyes, binoculars or a telescope. Kym enjoys a life-long passion for Astronomy & Space, with several interests including celestial cartography, Astronomy outreach and, most recently, astro-imaging. He is the Immediate […]

Coastal butterflies on the brink and how we are conserving them

Plympton Community Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, South Australia, Australia

Matt Endacott is a Coastal Conservation Officer with Green Adelaide and hosted by Holdfast Bay Council. Matt will discuss his role and butterfly conservation his team is undertaking along the coast - including recovery programs for the Yellowish Sedge Skipper and Bitter Bush Blue butterflies. Matt Endacott has over 15 years' of experience restoring and […]

AGM and It is time to protect our trees

Plympton Community Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, South Australia, Australia

5th Sept. 6.30pm BCSA AGM The future is very exciting. However we need a team to manage it.  Please, we need committed members to help run this organisation.  Click here and read pages 4-5 on our August newsletter for more details. 7.00pm Public Talk by Dr Stefan Caddy-Retalic:  It is time to protect our trees. […]

European Honeybees – friend and foe

Plympton Community Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, South Australia, Australia

After a brief introduction to the life cycle of the European honeybee, beekeeper Rossi von der Borch from the Bee Society of South Australia will provide a glimpse into the collective decision-making processes that underpin every aspect of life in a honeybee colony and will consider a range of opinions on the place of the […]

Park Lands Biofair

Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Join us at the Park Lands Biofair in Victoria Park / Pakapakanthi (Park 16) on Sunday October 8, from 10 am to 3 pm. Celebrate our incredible biodiversity right here in the Adelaide's Park Lands, and get up close and personal with our diverse natural world in the woodland area south of the new wetland! […]

Spring walk at Wirraparinga Brownhill Creek and The Bee Hub

Enjoy a short, mainly flat walk to the habitat of small sub populations of nationally endangered southern brown bandicoots (Isoodon obesulus). Since 2021, experts, volunteers and community organisations have been working to improve this habitat. It shows how to manage introduced plants that are providing protection and food for bandicoots, blackberry in particular,  while also […]

Dinner Meeting and Talk on Climate change and vegetation responses

Plympton Commuity Centre 34 Long Street, Plympton, SA, Australia

Cost: $20 per person. Note: Soft drinks provided. If you want alcohol, please B.Y.O. (we have a Short Term Liquor licence for this event). Closing Date (for catering purposes): Friday 3rd November, 2023. Location: PLYMPTON COMMUNITY CENTRE Long Street PLYMPTON. Book Tickets below... Program 7.00pm - welcome 7.15pm - buffet style meal 7.45pm - presentation […]


Excursion – Yundi Nature Conservancy

Yundi Nature Conservancy is between Willunga and Mount Compass, off the Victor Harbor Road It is a private protected area which includes two Heritage Agreement areas: a Fleurieu Peninsula Swamp (critically endangered plant community under the EPBC Act) a southern Mount Lofty Ranges stringy bark woodland The swamp is quite complex – with stick insects, […]