Welcome we are a group of like minded people you enjoy exploring nature and the natural world. We have regular outings and meetings where new people are welcome to attend, to find out more click here.

Future events

FNSSA General Meeting – 7:45pm August 10th 2022

Location: Royal Society Rooms, South Australian Museum, Located behind the State Library of South Australian. Click here for a map

Speaker: Dr. Aaron Camens

Topic: Lake Callabonna – A Megafaunal Necropolis

The history of excavation at the lake, the kinds of animals found there and what it all means for our understanding of when they went extinct.

FNSSA Reptile & Frog Club Meeting & AGM – 7:30pm August 17th 2022

Location: The Box Factory, 59 Regent Street, Adelaide

Speaker: Chris Wulczynski and Maxx Tibby

Topic: Reptiles of Darwin

FNSSA General Meeting – 7:45pm September 12th 2022

Location: Royal Society Rooms, South Australian Museum, Located behind the State Library of South Australian. Click here for a map

Speaker: TBS

Topic: TBA

FNSSA Reptile & Frog Club General Meeting – 7:30pm September 21th 2022

Location: The Box Factory, 59 Regent Street, Adelaide

Speaker: Jeff Whittaker

Topic: Turtle Conservation

FNSSA General Excursion – 10:00am September 4th 2022

Location: Altona Scrub, Lyndoch

Details: All are welcome, meeting in the Altona Scrub carpark on Altona Road at 10am. More details to follow, contact Peter Matejcic for more information on Email: pmatejcic@bigpond.net.au

FNSSA Reptile & Frog Club / Mammal Club October long weekend survey – October 1st to 3rd 2022

Location: Munyaroo ‘South’ and Ironstone Hill Conservation parks, Eyre peninsula

Leader: Adrian Uren

Contact Adrian or Peter Matejcic for survey details.

FNSSA Annual General Meeting – 7:45pm October 12th 2022

Location: Royal Society Rooms, South Australian Museum, Located behind the State Library of South Australian. Click here for a map

Speaker: Denzel Murfett & Rosemary Taplin

Topic: Presentation of the FNSSA Nature Conservation Award 2022

FNSSA General Excursion – 1:30pm October 16th 2022

Location: Woorbinda Bushland Reserve, Stirling

Details: Bush ramble, led by Janet Pedler around Woorabinda Lake and into Stirling and Hender Reserves. Great opportunity to share information on the botanical, bird and other creature observations in the beautiful bushland surrounds. Meet at 1:30 at the main gate on Woorabinda Drive.

Topic: Presentation of the FNSSA Nature Conservation Award 2022

News

Lirabenda Endowment Fund Research Grants

Do you have a great research project on the South Australian Environment but need funding?

Applications for the 2022 LEF Grant round are closed. Details for the 2023 LEF Grant round to be updated late 2022.

The guidelines and application form can be downloaded from our Awards and Grants page by following the link below.

Click here for more information and to download the application form