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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery Welcome to the beauty of natural Israel. These photos capture the natural habitats, flora and fauna that SPNI has worked for 60 years to protect and preserve.Urban Nature WeekSpring 2014From March 22 - April 3, SPNI's urban Communities and Eco-Community Centers around the

What We Do

What We Do Taking a multi-dimensional approach SPNI utilizes several departments:    The Environmental Protection Department is involved in pioneering research projects and developing a body of knowledge that is used to drive SPNI’s activities and to create sustainable s

Explore Natural Israel

Explore Natural Israel SPNI offers the Israeli community and tourists from around the world a wide array of attractions open to all visitors. Learn about the opportunities that SPNI has to offer as you plan your next trip to Israel. In addition to accomodations in the heart of natu

Support Us

Support Us There are many ways that you can get involved with The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. You can become a member, donate to us, leave a legacy in your name, invite a speaker from SPNI to come to your community in Israel, Canada or the US, include us in your Bar/


ASPNI ASPNI, also known as Nature IsraelTM, believes in the importance of protecting Israel’s nature. Countries around the world are struggling with an unprecedented number of environmental challenges.  As a tiny country with a rapidly increasing population density, Isr

Promoting Sustainable Planning

Promoting Sustainable Planning Open spaces in Israel are dwindling due to the unyielding threat of development. By 2020 Israel is expected to be the most densely developed  country in the OECD. Israel is facing intense pressure to utilize its land reserves to house this increased p

Seasonal Ponds (Winter Pools)

Seasonal Ponds (Winter Pools) One of Israel's rarest and most threatened habitats are seasonal natural ponds. These pools lay dormant during the dry months, and come to life in the winter. Seasonal ponds support a large number of Mediterranean amphibians, a quarter of which are on the e


Orienteering Israel's Walk-About TraditionOrienteering, SPNI's youth movement, strengthens the connection of Israel's youth to the land, their heritage and to their communities by giving children the opportunity to explore Israel's wilderness. In Hebrew, we call this education "derech h

Environmental Education

hese formative years.  The children participate in 15-30 field and classroom based meetings throughout the academic year, focusing on recycling, community gardens, energy efficiency, sustainablility, and other environmental issues. SPNI guides both lead teh classes and work with school staff to

A Beautiful Israel

A Beautiful Israel Launched in 2006 with support from the Schusterman and Pratt Foundations, this anti-littering educational project teaches children to take direct responsibility for the environment. SPNI believes that littering and neglect of the environment and nature is not an indiv

Kehilot: Urban Communities

Kehilot: Urban Communities SPNI's Urban Branches are also known as "Kehilot" (Communities in Hebrew) as they bring local communities together toward shared environmental goals. A revolutionary concept, each Kehila develops itself within the framwork of the needs of each individual commu

Tel Aviv-Yafo

The Tel Aviv community extends well beyond the physical boundaries of Tel Aviv. We cooperate with surrounding cities on topics such as city planning, community gardens and environmental education programs. Examples of cities include: Holon, Bat Yam, Bnei Brak, Givatayim, Ramat Gan, Hertzelia, etc.&n


who work in various fields: Urban planning department Educational programs in secular and orthodox schools and kindergartens Coordination of the 70 Community Gardens across the city. Environmental events and tours.  Now based in the original Prime ministers official house –Bet Levy Esh


Modi'in Modi’in, nestled halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, is a young and rapidly growing city, sitting on a main ecological corridor. As a result, the plans for development, and even harmful expansion threaten this very ecological corridor, which fosters the presence o

Beer Sheva

ilitation of the Beer Sheva Riverbed Park. Wide proliferation of environmental education in the public school system, including school-based gardens. Community gardens in Beer Sheva's underprivileged neighborhoods. Environmental education in Bedouin communities. Special leadership development progra