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Volunteer Day - This Sunday, 18th Nov, at Urrbrae - Hosted by the Natural Resource Management

Network with like-minded volunteers, celebrate your achievements, join in cultural awareness activities and hear from Chris Daniels about fauna in the AMLR region. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

When: Sunday 18 November, 10am – 3pm.

Where: Urrbrae Wetland, Netherby

If you plan to go, please register here on Eventbrite:

Enjoyment Day - Sunday, the 25th of November!

NOTE: New times of access – 10.00am to 4.00pm this Saturday.

Our next Enjoyment Day will not happen on our usual  3rd Sunday of the month, but the following Sunday, 25th of November – approx. 10 days time.

In Spring there is much to enjoy. Please join us and see why we are so excited about the State’s newest National Park.

Come to the Majors Road gates just before 10.00am, for an early start, or at 12 noon for the Picnic. If you are intending to come along a little later, the gates will be unlocked. Please make sure that you close and bolt the gate behind you once you have entered.

Parking is available across Majors Road in the IQRA College carpark. Please be careful crossing Majors Road. Walk down the road into the property (heading south) until you reach the large pine tree near the Old Barn. (Parking for disabled or elderly is available by turning right at the large pine tree and following the road to behind the old CSIRO buildings). All other visitors are asked to park in the IQRA College car park and walk in. Once you are at the large pine tree, follow the road through the gate, along the dirt track, to where you will see our gazebos.

Please always leave gates as you find them, as sheep may be grazing and the gate is opened / closed as required to control the sheep.

If you park on the bitumen, behind the CSIRO buildings, you will need to walk back down the track to where we will be enjoying ourselves. If you are unable to walk 500m along the dirt track, you can drive carefully to where we will be having the picnic.

Visitors are always welcome, and we are happy to show people around our revegetation sites and the heritage structures.

Please call Alan on 0411595910 if you have any difficulties but there will be volunteers on the gate from 12.00 noon.

If you are coming along, please respect the property and its wildlife and we hope you enjoy your visit.

Glenthorne National Park Update


Now is the perfect time to join the Friends of Glenthorne. Get involved in helping to plan the National Park or simply come along and help plant some shrubs and trees. If you aren’t able, simply join and come along to enjoy the views and fresh, clean air. Many interesting and fascinating birds are to be seen on a visit to Glenthorne Farm and at 1.00pm the Friends break for tea and coffee and a chat. Membership details are also found on our web site at where you can download a membership form and payment can be made into our bank account (details also on the web site) or you can come along to one of our Enjoyment Days and pay there. Just $10.00 for individuals and $20.00 for families.

Have Your Say!

The SA Government has a new On-Line initiative to help gather ideas and feedback from the Community. Click on the links below to go to this website.

You can subscribe to get notices on what new issues you may not be aware of.

What can I have a say on?

This month we invite you to tell us how we can improve the way our natural resourses are managed, or how we can assist South Australians to shape their local community, or perhaps your passion is fishing and you can help us establish the Minister's new Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

Don't miss out on your opportunity to have YourSAy.

"Friends of Glenthorne" on FaceBook

If you haven't "Liked" us on our facebook page, then please do this here. This will help spread the news about what is happening at the Farm. Now that the campaign to save Glenthorne has been won, we are looking to attract the community to opportunities to be involved, which will start to appear in the coming days.

Please "Click" or "Touch" the "Thumbs Up" symbol to “Like” us. It’s very easy.

Volunteer growers - Trees for Life

Growing local native seedlings is a fun and rewarding experience for all ages, and a great way to take action for the land you love.

The "Trees for Life" growing season begins in November 2018 through to May 2019 - a 6 month commitment.

Grower workshops are held in October and November and offer all the information you need to successfully grow quality native seedlings. Workshops are free for volunteers who register to grow with us thanks to the support of SA Power Networks.

More information can be found on the "Trees for Life website.


Friends of Glenthorne

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