About us

We're an experiment looking for better ways to:

  1. Connect people to nature in positive, everyday ways
  2. Celebrate how important nature is to the identity South Australia

We're taking stock of the great work that's already happening, and kicking off a few new projects to find the best ways to do that.

Our hunch is that a positive, creative approach to nature connection is one of the most important conservation activities we can undertake. We can't expect people to care about something with which they have no connection. 

Our origins

We're part of the Nature of SA, a sector-wide partnership experimenting with new ways forward for Nature and society in South Australia. After a statewide consultation process, the Nature of SA partnership is running a series of experiments, of which we are one.

The team

We're run a small working group from a variety of organisations:

Ryan Hubbard, Hinterland Innovation and TACSI
Robin Parkin, Hinterland Innovation
Vicki-Jo Russel AM, Trees for Life
Jill Woodlands, Conservation SA
Jody Gates, DEWNR

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We acknowledge

the Adnyamathanha, Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara, and more than thirty other groups of traditional custodians of the land in South Australia.

We pay tribute to Elders past, present and emerging, who hold the stories, traditions, hopes and dreams of indigenous Australia.

Our home

The Joinery
111 Franklin Street
Adelaide, SA 5000

 

Image credits

The image of Rymill Park on the home page is Creative Commons Dan O'ckr