Port Environment Centre Resources

Useful Links

Other Natural Resource Centres

Other Organisations

Volunteers give their time to help monitor and care for the Port River Dolphins and to help make the Port River and Barker Inlet a safer place for them to live.

www.adsactiongroup.com

Licensed to rescue, rehabilitate & release all seabird, seal and sea turtle species.  Run by trained volunteers.

www.amwrro.org.au

 

Hold lots of interesting community and environmentally focussed events, groups and activities. Join them on the last Saturday morning of the Month for their Fruit and Veg Swap and the ‘Little Buggers’ Bug and Nature Club for kids.

facebook.com/BowerCottages

 

The 1864 clipper ship City of Adelaide is located in Port Adelaide, having arrived in February 2014.  Volunteers work on restoration and in the Information Centre.

www.cityofadelaide.org.au

 

Foster appreciation and conservation of the marine environment, and demonstrate the value of marine sanctuaries

www.emsau.org

 

A community group working to improve the environment, local parks and reserves along Dry Creek in Valley View.

www.communitywebs.org/FriendsofDryCreekTrail

facebook.com/TheFriendsofDryCreekTrail

 

Group meets weekly on Monday mornings to weed, replant indigenous plants, observe native birds and animals and take records of this area.

facebook.com/TaperooDunes

www.taperoodunes.com

 

A local community group based in Largs Bay. They have been constructing verge vegetable gardens and aim to bring local community together whilst supporting environmental initiatives.

facebook.com/GroundSwellCommunity

 

A place to learn, discover and care for the marine environment

www.marinediscoverycentre.com.au

 

Active for thirty years, volunteers advocate for the natural, social and built environments of the Port Adelaide area.

www.parepg.org.au

 

The Marine Debris Campaign schedules clean ups around Australia, including to local beaches such as Semaphore and North Haven.

facebook.com/SSAUBeachCleanUps

 

Community garden and monthly produce swap at the Largs Bay St Alban’s Church.

Produce swap on the 2nd Saturday of the month 9.30am—11am.

facebook.com/LargsBayChurch

 

WACRA encourages residents to be part of building a healthy, safe, equitable community working with other resident groups for a ‘fair go’ for all.

facebook.com/westernadelaideCRA

www.wacra.org.au

 

Volunteers strive to minimise marine debris entering the ocean through weekly collection & removal of waste at self-designated areas.

An Inner Harbour area has been adopted and clean ups are scheduled. Would you like to “adopt a spot”?

facebook.com/adoptaspotscheme

Email adoptaspotscheme@gmail.com

Located at Port Adelaide Uniting Church, anyone interested in home gardening & sharing garden produce is welcome.

www.portadelaide.unitingchurch.org.au/bent-pine-community-garden

 

Mobilising people to revegetate the suburbs for our local butterflies. Creating butterfly gardens and connecting community.

facebook.com/bbb.aaee.sa

www.bbbutterfly.org

 

Based in Semaphore, it facilitates gathering food ‘waste’ from restaurants, cafes and food retailers and assists distribution for home and school-based garden composting activities.

www.compostnetwork.org

FishWatch volunteers schedule clean ups at Garden Island.

Contact the Fishcare Volunteer Coordinator, PIRSA, 8169 0118 or pirsa.fishwatch@sa.gov.au

 

To foster a unified community approach to the protection and wise use of the Gulf of St Vincent

www.friendsofgulfstvincent.org.au

 

Group meets regularly to protect the Tennyson Dunes by restoring native habitats and minimising threats against them. 

facebook.com/TennysonDunesGroup

www.tennyson.org.au   

 

Group working to preserve and maintain the dunes and our beautiful environment along Henley Beach, from Henley Square to Torrens outlet.

facebook.com/Henleydunes

www.henleydunes.org

 

Group working with Council, State Government and the local community to advance the cause of bicycle use as practical, day to day transport and mobility.

www.portadbug.org

 

Dedicated to conservation of our maritime, cultural, Indigenous, environmental and built heritage. The Branch is an advocacy branch, and relays its ideas and concerns to government and other stakeholders.

facebook.com/Portofadelaidenationaltrust

 

The group endeavours to enhance the natural biodiversity of this area of the coastal environment. They meeting weekly on Monday mornings.

facebook.com/SemaphoreLargsCoastcareGroup

 

Community Garden encourages friendships through a cross-generational community.

www.stbedessemaphore.org.au/communitygarden

 

AusOcean’s mission is to help  oceans by developing and applying technology for solving ocean science and conservation challenges.

www.ausocean.org

 

Dedicated to creating a bright future for Australian birds.

www.birdlife.org.au

 

Restoring and protecting areas of remnant native vegetation. Learn new skills at a bushcare workshop then participate in regular Bush Action days or adopt a local site.

www.treesforlife.org.au/bush-for-life

 

 

The Foundation is trialing nature based solutions, including shellfish reefs and seagrass restoration, to improve the health of the Port River and the resilience of our shorelines.

facebook.com/PortAdelaideRiver

www.estuary.org.au

 

The Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary protects resident and migratory shorebirds along the coast of Gulf St Vincent. Some of these migratory birds travel from Siberia, Alaska, Korea and beyond to reach our backyard to feed.

facebook.com/faibssa

 

A new volunteer group caring for the North Haven Dunes. Come along and join in on the first Sunday of each month. Call Jan 0412 724 924 or email friendsNHSD@outlook.com

 

The Friends preserve, conserve, promote and enhance the environmental, historical and cultural heritage of Torrens Island. 

facebook.com/Friends of Torrens Island

 

To promote and facilitate the ecologically sustainable interest and study of Mollusca & marine invertebrates.

facebook.com/Malacological-Society-of-South-Australia-Inc

 

Rooms above the Semaphore Library are open each Friday afternoon 1.30 p.m. to  3.30 p.m. and members are in attendance.

www.portadelaide.org

 

To foster the study of marine life.

www.mlssa.org.au

 

Semaphore Park Community Garden is a place of friendship, encouragement and learning together. Plus we grow awesome veggies!

facebook.com/SemaphoreParkCommunityGarden

 

A neighbourhood café and community hub in Alberton. Holding regular free community events, conversations and activities.

facebook.com/thepearneighbourhoodcafe

 

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