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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

Environmental Education Environmental Education in Public SchoolsExpanding upon children's natural curiosity, we have created a rich variety of experiential programs for grades 1-9 that encourage children to explore and discover nature's bounty.  Kids love playing and adventur

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

Tel Aviv-Yafo Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel’s non-stop city, is the trend-setting and media center of the country, where one million people enter and exit each day. SPNI, observing the national shift in political power towards local issues, founded the Tel Aviv branch in 1999 to inform an


Jerusalem In Israel's capital of Jerusalem lies SPNI's largest urban branch (kehila). SPNI-Jerusalem was founded in 1963 by a group of dedicated nature conservationists, making Jerusalem the oldest and largest of the urban branches.Throughout the years the "Kehila" has taken an active r


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

Beer Sheva Beer Sheva is Israel’s fourth largest city and home to a diverse and challenging community of veteran Israelis, Bedouin, new immigrants and the special needs population. In response to their unique needs, the Kehila leads both general and community-specific initiatives.