Green Adelaide partners with many organisations and groups to help protect our blue backyard and provide opportunities for Adelaidians to learn about and connect with these special areas.
Reef Watch SA is a citizen science program supported by Green Adelaide that engages and educates the public about local reefs and marine environments. Community volunteers learn about and explore our blue backyard through training in monitoring techniques, hands-on exploration of on-shore accessible reefs and jetties, and understanding of scientific process that support marine conservation.
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) runs snorkelling tours across South Australia to give people of all ages and abilities an opportunity to explore marine parks, underwater habitats, and fascinating marine creatures in a safe and supported way. Green Adelaide is proud to support EMS.
Seeds for Snapper, led by Oz Fish Unlimited, is a seagrass restoration program that is helping rebuild habitat for important creatures such as pipefish, crabs and whiting. Supported by Green Adelaide, it seeks to recover some of the 6000+ hectares of lost seagrass meadows on the Adelaide coast.
Our Coastal Ambassadors program provides an educational experience to around 50 Adelaidians every year, to encourage conservation and advocacy of our blue backyard. There are 2 courses – one for adults and one for students in years 8 and 9.
Green Adelaide’s coastal gardens workshops are run in conjunction with councils and partners to give the community the knowledge and tools to develop gardens that thrive in Adelaide’s harsh coastal conditions. Start planning your garden now with our handy resources series and keep an eye on our socials for workshop announcements.
Adelaide’s coast benefits from the many dedicated and passionate volunteers who give up their time to plant, weed, clean up rubbish and in general, look after the beautiful beachy spaces that we enjoy. Find a group to join on our volunteering map – just look for the green dots along the coast.
Leafy seadragon, Martin Stokes. Coastal garden, Catnik Studios.