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Educate. Love. Protect.

Established in 1953, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For over 60 years SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resources, environment, natural assets and unique landscape. The work carried out by SPNI now will determine what the land of Israel will look like for generations to come.


Nature News

Planning for the Environment in Jerusalem [Photo: Sivan Arbel]

Campaign Updates: April 2016

April 18, 2016
  Day and night, SPNI works to galvanize the public and influence decision-makers to make environmentally-sound policy decisions... Read more »


SPNI Focuses on Urban Nature

March 23, 2016
SPNI’s Urban Nature Week opened on March 9, with 48 free activities held across Israel – organized by SPNI’s urban... Read more »


Announcements

Mitzpeh Ramon (Photo credit: Danielle Berkowitz)

Discovery Nature Tours

For the first time in over a decade, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel is offering one-of-a-kind experiences in Israel in English.

Join us for 9 days of hiking, discovery and exploration in Israeli nature. Hike the desert oasis Ein Gedi with an expert guide; discover the secrets of Jerusalem’s Old City; bird watch in the Hula Valley, swim in the refreshing Banias stream, learn about and experience, with SPNI's specialists, Israeli flora, fauna, and natural habitats!

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Recent Blog

SPNI prepares for the sabbatical year.

Nature on your plate

February 23, 2016
One sunny Saturday in November, I participated in one of SPNI’s Foraging Tours along Nahal Taninim (Crocodile Creek). We are all...
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"The Tree of the Field is a Person"

January 25, 2016
Wouldn’t we all wish to be like a tree?  Familiar with the soil we are planted in; possessing fresh foliage and firm roots...
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Don't Buy, Give!

November 18, 2015
You might not have heard yet that the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has a name, and a very important purpose. Giving Tuesday, this...
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How to get more than you gardened for

October 28, 2015
  You don’t have to have ‘green thumbs’ to notice that community gardens are on the rise in just about every...
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Many Mammals, One Evening

July 23, 2015
The Challenge A few days ago I celebrated my five year aliyahversary – (the anniversary of my immigration to Israel). For...
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Event Calendar


Birding Extreme in Israel - where Birds and Humans Meet

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
St. Mary’s (Kerrisdale) Anglican Church, 2490 West 37th Avenue at Larch Street, Vancouver


Champions of the Flyway: Racing for Conservation

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center, 1750 Park Rd 2, Oregon, OH 43616


Birding and the Environment in Israel and Beyond

Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Prosserman Jewish Community Centre, Room 211, 4588 Bathurst St. (north of Sheppard Ave.) Toronto, Ontario

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Birds and Conservation in Israel and Beyond

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
830 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065


Second Annual ASPNI Bird Walk, Central Park

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00am - 9:00pm
Leaving from the Boat House, E 72nd St, New York, NY 10021


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