Friends of Glenthorne warmly welcome new members and friends to assist with their conservation, restoration, and re-vegetation projects and other activities to protect Glenthorne into the future.

Bush Care Days: 

Glenthorne Bush Care Days are usually held on the 3rd Sunday of each month, see our Events page to find out when the next one is on.

Bush Care Days usually start at 10.00am and finish at 4.00pm.  We meet at the Majors Road Ranger’s Station gates at about 9.45am for brief inductions.
Late arrivals please phone Alan 0411 595 910, or Kath 0408 622 334, for gate attendance.
We usually have lunch about 12:30pm. Suggestions of what to bring:

  • Appropriate Weather Protection Gear. (ie. Sunscreen, Hat, long sleeve shirts and pants, enclosed shoes.)
  • A chair
  • Drinking Water
  • Food and Drinks (your own – due to Covid-19 restrictions)

Things we like to do on our Bush Care Days

  • Control weeds and assist in the re-vegetation efforts.
  • Watering the palm tree.
  • Identify the different birds that visit the property.
  • Collect seeds for propagation of local provenence plants.
  • Heritage protection.


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FoG Membership – If you want to become more involved with the Friends of Glenthorne Farm:

  • Information can be found on our membership page, here

Book – Glenthorne – A Defining History and Indefinite Politics.

Do you want to know the story of “Glenthorne” from 1839 to the present? Then order our book here.

Written by Dr. Pam Smith, Dr. Keryn Walshe, Mr. Alan Burns.

Glenthorne National Park

To see the latest news on the progress of the whole “Glenthorne National Park”, go to the Department’s website https://www.glenthorne.sa.gov.au/home

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