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6 fun citizen science projects that benefit South Australia’s natural environment

From listening for frogs to recording king tides, there’s plenty of ways to give back to nature. Try these ideas.

19 May 2022 5 min read

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How you can volunteer to stay in some of South Australia’s national parks

Combine your love of camping with helping others by being a campground host in a national park. Here’s how.

17 May 2022 4 min read

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Take a walk in Anstey Hill Recreation Park: the Yellow-tail Loop

Explore a new walking trail each month in one of South Australia’s national parks. Here’s one to try next.

16 May 2022 4 min read

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See the latest photos of water in Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park

Water in Kati Thanda/Lake Eyre is an amazing sight. Check out these recent pics from our park insiders.

13 May 2022 4 min read

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5 national parks in South Australia that are rich in Aboriginal cultural heritage

SA’s parks are an amazing place to connect with Aboriginal culture. Visit these to learn more for NAIDOC week.

12 May 2022 4 min read

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5 things you didn’t know about sea lions and their pups

Visit Kangaroo Island now to meet Seal Bay’s new arrivals. Be in the know before you go with these fast facts.

12 May 2022 3 min read

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Tips for your next outback adventure in desert parks

Heading bush? Here are some pointers for planning your next visit to one of South Australia’s desert parks.

12 May 2022 3 min read

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Your guide to visiting mound springs in South Australia’s desert parks

The cooler part of the year is the perfect time to visit mound springs in SA’s desert parks. Here’s where to go.

12 May 2022 4 min read

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5 perfect national parks for a winter escape in South Australia

Winter shouldn’t mean putting a lid on your sense of adventure. At these South Australian parks, it’s a great time to visit.

12 May 2022 5 min read

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Know before you go: Simpson Desert

The Simpson is one of the few real outback 4WD experiences left in Australia – but make sure you’re prepared.

12 May 2022 3 min read

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Ranger tips: Morialta and Black Hill conservation parks

Get insider tips on the best places to visit and must-do activities from Ranger Steph Cole.

10 May 2022 6 min read

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How to join the flock for a global bird-watching event

Bird-watchers around the world are set to unite for a yearly global event. Here’s how to get involved

09 May 2022 2 min read

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Your chance to see Adelaide Gaol’s brand-new Story Cells

New exhibitions, untold stories and never-before-seen artefacts – you’ll find it and more at Adelaide Gaol on History Day.

06 May 2022 3 min read

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How to spend a weekend in South Australia’s Para Wirra Conservation Park

Looking for an easy weekend bush adventure? We’ve got you covered with an itinerary for this close-to-Adelaide gem.

04 May 2022 9 min read

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May the fourth be with you in nature

In a galaxy not so far away, your favourite Star Wars characters are kicking back in national parks. Here’s where.

04 May 2022 1 min read

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What to expect at Adelaide’s ‘Heritage SnAps’ photo exhibition

The beauty of our state’s heritage-listed places is on show in Adelaide Arcade. Here’s a preview.

03 May 2022 2 min read

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A beginner’s guide to composting

Want to turn your kitchen and garden waste into ‘black gold’? Here’s how to start composting and why you’d want to.

28 Apr 2022 4 min read

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How you can invite more insects into your garden

Guests that never leave – doesn’t sound appealing. But here’s why you want insects to stay and how to entice them.

28 Apr 2022 3 min read

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Everything you need to know about when and where to enjoy a campfire in SA’s national parks

Love relaxing around a campfire in a national park but not sure when or where you can have one? Here’s the lowdown.

28 Apr 2022 5 min read

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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.

26 Apr 2022 4 min read


Celebrating the littlest of penguins

Find out more about South Australia’s little penguin population and the conservation efforts to help protect them.

22 Apr 2022 4 min read

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