How to make a raingarden

Make every drop count by setting up a raingarden in your backyard. Here’s how it works and how to get started.

5 great camping spots around the River Murray

Pack up the car and head to the river this Easter – there’s a spot for every kind of camper. Here’s where.

5 colour palettes you can find in national parks

Ever noticed how each national park has its own natural colour theme? Here are some of our favourites.

Sandy Pitcher

Helping South Australians to conserve, sustain and prosper

The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) plays a critical role in shaping the future of South Australia. We deliver programs and services which ensure our environment stays healthy and our natural resources continue to deliver wealth and wellbeing.

We work with business, individuals and across all levels of government to deliver growth while securing our natural resource base, underpinning the viability of industries including agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining and energy, manufacturing, tourism, health, the arts and recreation.

Sandy Pitcher

Chief Executive, Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources