We found 94 pages containing "Urban Nature":

Photo Gallery

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 country celebrated Urban Nature. Wi

What We Do

ique challenges facing each community. Through the Kehilot SPNI strengthens civil society, trains decision makers, protects open spaces and preserves urban nature sites, for the public and with the public.    SPNI operates Eco-Community Centers located in Israel’s social and economic


UK SPNI The United Kingdom Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (UKSPNI) was founded in 1986, to help raise awareness and support for the work of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest environmental organization.  Since 1953

Photo Gallery 2012

ographer has received credit for their work and their photos are scattered throughout our website.Nature Photographs of IsraelLandscapesFlowersAnimalsUrban NatureInstagram Images

Birding Centers

Birding Centers Hula Valley Bird Watching CenterManager: Nadav YisraeliContact:  Nestled in the heart of the Hula Valley, between the Golan Heights and the Naftali Ridge, lays the Hula Valley Bird Watching Center. The center operates a unique bird ringing

Jerusalem Green Map

”, enabling the user with a fresh perspective on the urban area. The greenmap can be found at Green MapJerusalem's Urban NatureWant to visit Jerusalem's urban nature sites?  Here is a glimpse of the places you'll find on the Green Map!Although the english vers


Mission The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) works to protect the open spaces and preserve the biodiversity of the land of Israel through environmental activism, education and eco-tourism.   SPNI's Environmental Protection Department: works with gover


History A Brief History of SPNISPNI was founded in 1953 by a small group of teachers, scientists and kibbutzniks who were attempting to save the Hula Wetlands. Although the draining of the Hula swamps could not be stopped at the time, the Government finally acknowledged the validity of

Success Preserving Holon Sand Dunes

Success Preserving Holon Sand Dunes May 19, 2014 The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel was please to learn that the National Planning and Building Committee supported SPNI's position, ordering the Municipality of Holon to preserve 4,000 dunams (1,000 acres) of sand

Promoting Sustainable Planning

ities, working closely with the municipalities and their planners to provide data and recommendations to make this happen. One example of this is our urban nature surveys, which map out in detailed resolution the natural values of each dunam in and around the city. Without SPNI this data would not e


, geology, the environment, Israeli history and more. The madrichim lead activities for younger children, including, adopting archaeological and urban nature sites, guided nature tours, ecological events, recycling activities and other projects. Orienteering activities are designed to strengthe

Kehilot: Urban Communities

ense of responsibilityAssemble and supervise coalitions of local residents and organizations dedicated to improving local quality of life, protecting urban nature and promoting sustainable planning policies Make public participation in local planning processes an accepted standardPromote enviro

Tel Aviv-Yafo

SPNI-Tel Aviv is the cutting edge provider of urban environmental activism. To visit our office, or for more information on touring around Tel Aviv's Urban Nature, contact:43 Yehuda Halevi St' Tel-AvivPhone:  03-5660960 Email:


aking Jerusalem the oldest and largest of the urban branches.Throughout the years the "Kehila" has taken an active role in the community by promoting urban nature sites, tourism, urban planning, environmental activities, ecologiocal education and more. SPNI-Jerusalem played a pivotal role in the Gaz


uo;in Kehila has since identified a number of open spaces within the city that they are pushing to preserve and integrate into a network of urban nature sites. These areas will provide respite for the city’s residents while preserving the local habitat and its unique herita