Check out what's on across South Australia related to environment and sustainability. This calendar includes events hosted by Conservation SA, our member groups, and the wider community. You can submit an event by clicking 'Create and event'.

What's Coming Up Next At Conservation SA

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Community events can be submitted here.

Wed, May 30

Jabiluka Film Night

Hosted by Conservation Sa

Come along to Mama Jambo at 12 Eliza St Adelaide from 6pm on Wednesday 30th May to mark 20 years since the amazing Jabiluka Blockade. We'll screen the powerful short film "Fight for Country", there will be speakers and a discussion as well as awesome live music and food and drinks available at the bar. 

Community Events

Community events are moderated by Conservation SA before publication.

Please allow up to three days for approval.

To hire a space at our home The Joinery click here

Fri, May 18

Transitions Film Festival Adelaide 2018

Hosted by Transitions Festival

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The Transitions Film Festival returns to Adelaide this May with another enthralling line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.

The festival focuses on sharing positive stories about the solutions to society's greatest challenges and showcases the local heroes and change makers who are building a better world.

Themes of this year's festival include climate change, artificial intelligence, new-world economics, ocean health animal welfare and more.

After running in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, in March, it's Adelaide's turn to get inspired by these world-changing films!

Wed, May 30

The Politics of Scarcity

Hosted by Peter Martin

The next meeting of Sustainable Population Australia will be at 7.30 pm in the Joinery (see above) on Wed 30 May 2018. SPA member John Tons will present a talk entitled 'The Politics of Scarcity', in which he will review several books he has encountered in his PhD. These are:

MACASKILL, W. 2016. Doing Good Better, London, Faber.

HOESCHELE, W. 2010. The economics of abundance a political economy of freedom, equity and sustainability, London, Farnham: Taylor and Francis.

DIAMANDIS, P. H. & KOTLER, S. 2012. Abundance, New York, Free Press.

BREGMAN. Utopia for Realists

 

SPA is also looking into holding a stall at the next World Environment Fair (http://worldenvironmentfair.org.au/) at the Showgrounds on the w/e 2-3 June. Those keen to be involved in more hands-on activities with SPA are encouraged to suggests ideas for the display and volunteer for the roster! Contact Sandra Kanck about that at sandramyrtho@internode.on.net.

Please feel free to distribute this notice to anyone or any group you think might be interested - they will be welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Sun, Jul 15

Ditch the Plastic Plastic Free July Community Event

Hosted by Kristina Barnett

Prospect Local Environment Group invites you, your family and friends to  "Ditch single-use plastic during July."
You'll be joining millions of people from 159 countries world-wide in making a difference.
"Single-use" includes plastic shopping bags, plastic cups, straws, plastic packaging...basically anything that's intended only to be used once and then discarded.
The challenge is to go plastic-free for a day, a week, a month or longer! However long you choose, you will still make a contribution. Try the TOP 4 challenge (plastic bags, bottles , takeaway coffee cups & straws).


At PLEG’s free Community workshop "Let's Ditch the Plastic"during Plastic Free July, you can find out about how to do it and see other alternatives to using plastic.

There will be stalls with lots of ideas and you will be able to make purchases at the workshop.


You can get your free list of Plastic Free July actions to Choose Your Challenge.


Come to the Community Event to find more about:
-how to do it
-see and buy other alternatives to using plastic
-share your ideas.

More information on: http://www.prospectenvironment.com/ditch-the-plastic-event.html

Sun, Jul 22

Community Planting Day - Port Prime

Hosted by Naomi Prunckun

Join us in revegetating the northern coastal areas.  The revegetation will help to enhance coastal dune systems, increase biodiversity, provide habitat for native animals and care for your local environment.

If you’re interested in getting outdoors, connecting with your community, protecting dunes systems, increasing natural biodiversity or your skills then this is the event for you.  This event is family friendly.

Map with directions to Port Prime on eventbrite.

RSVP ESSENTIAL - through Eventbrite.

Please wear appropriate clothing (long pants, enclosed shoes and hat). BYO drink bottle and gloves (if possible). Gloves and light refreshments will be provided on the day.

Sun, Jul 29

National Tree Day Planting - Thompsons Beach SA

Hosted by Naomi Prunckun

Join us in revegetating the northern coastal areas on National Tree Day.  The revegetation will help to enhance coastal dune systems, increase biodiversity, provide habitat for native animals and care for your local environment.

If you’re interested in getting outdoors, connecting with your community, protecting dunes systems, increasing natural biodiversity or your skills then this is the event for you.  This event is family friendly.

Map with directions to Thompsons Beach on eventbrite.

RSVP ESSENTIAL - through Eventbrite.

Please wear appropriate clothing (long pants, enclosed shoes and hat). BYO drink bottle and gloves (if possible). Gloves and light refreshments will be provided on the day.

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Contact Conservation SA on (08) 8223 5155, general@conservationsa.org.au, or at our offices at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide.

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