World Mangrove Day 2023

Mangroves are rare, spectacular and prolific ecosystems on the boundary between land and sea. These extra ordinary ecosystems contribute to the wellbeing, food security, and protection of coastal communities worldwide. They support a rich biodiversity and provide a valuable nursery habitat for fish and crustaceans. Mangroves also act as a form of natural coastal defense […]

Schools Tree Day 2023

Schools Tree Day is a great way to inspire your students to learn about the local environment while playing an active role in their community. Schools Tree Day is celebrated on Friday 28th July 2023, but you can register your event any time of year that suits your climate. Tree Day is a great way […]

National Tree Day 2023

National Tree Day Established in 1996, National Tree Day has grown into Australia's largest community tree planting and nature care event. The program is a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to their community.    Each year, around 300,000 people volunteer their time to engage in environmental activities that […]

World Ranger Day 2023

How to stand with Rangers on World Ranger Day On July 31st we pause and reflect on the courage and sacrifice that Rangers make. We honour Fallen Rangers and stand with the people bravely protecting wildlife on the frontline of conservation. World Ranger Day is an initiative of the International Ranger Federation (IRF) promoted with its official charity, The […]

National Landcare Week 2023

2023 LANDCARE WEEK: Be inspired, be empowered, be a landcarer Monday 7 – Sunday 13 August, 2023 Landcare Week is an annual celebration of landcare held during the first week of August to acknowledge the Australians who are actively restoring, enhancing and protecting the natural environment in their community. With over 6,000 groups and 140,000+ […]

Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2023

KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL WEEK – 7-13 AUGUST 2023 This upcoming KAB Week will run from 7-13 AUGUST 2023, and we will be encouraging you to DO THE RIGHT THING & #ReduceWhatsInYourBin by choosing one of KAB’s 6R’s of Waste: Refuse / Rot / Reduce / Reuse / Recycle / Restore. Inspire behavioural change at home, at school or in the […]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2023

On 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided, in its resolution 49/214, that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations. The International Day observance will take place online on Wednesday, 9 August 2023. […]

National Science Week 2023

Celebrating science & technology National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres. Find out more: Bring Science Week into your school Celebrate National Science Week […]

Teaching Climate Change: how to decrease fear and encourage action!

Are you an educator interested in teaching climate change? Presented by the Green Adelaide and Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board's Education Teams Join our free online professional development session to hear about current climate projections for South Australia and tips on teaching climate change with hope and drive rather than helplessness. Our guest speakers include the Principal Advisor Climate Change Science at the […]

Intro to iNaturalist species identification App

Professional Development Event Introduction to iNaturalist Workshop One of the world's most popular nature apps, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. Get connected with a community of over 400,000 scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about nature! When: Wednesday 23 August 2023 Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm Where: The Joinery […]

Student Leaders for Sustainability Forum

Student Leaders for Sustainability Forum Calling all passionate students, student leaders and school environment groups from schools located in the northern Adelaide region. Students with a passion or interest in sustainability are invited to attend Green Adelaide’s upcoming student leaders for sustainability forum. The forum is an opportunity for young people to connect with like-minded students and to […]

National Bilby Day 2023

The second Sunday of September is National Bilby Day in Australia. BackgroundNational Bilby Day was officially launched in 2005 and the celebrations are held on the second Sunday of September. Bilbies, or rabbit-bandicoots, are desert-dwelling marsupial omnivores; they are members of the order Peramelemorphia. At the time of European colonisation of Australia, there were two species. The lesser bilby […]