Join a Community Group

Join a Community Group

Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Action Group

The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Action Group are members of the public who generously volunteer their time to help monitor and care for the Port River dolphins, and make the Port River and Barker Inlet a safer place for them to live.


Australian Marine Conservation Society

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) are Australia’s only national charity dedicated solely to protecting our precious ocean wildlife – a community of ocean lovers across the nation working for healthy seas.


Australian Marine Wildlife Research and Rescue Organisation

AMWRRO’s primary objective is to rescue and rehabilitate injured marine wildlife from Australian waters. AMWRRO is the only organisation in South Australia licensed to rescue, rehabilitate and release all seals, all seabirds and all sea turtles species. We also work in conjunction with state departments to rescue and release dolphins and whales that are found entangled, injured or beached.


Australian Microplastic Assessment Project (AUSMAP)

AUSMAP is the bridge between a massive problem and the solutions. It is designed to document and analyse microplastic pollution in Australian aquatic environments. The Total Environment Centre (TEC) and Macquarie University are the project leaders, working with a consortium of research, environment, education, government and sustainable business organisations.


BirdLife Australia

BirdLife Australia is proud to be the nation’s largest bird conservation organisation. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, their aim is clear: to create a bright future for Australia’s birds, including our beautiful Seabirds.


Birds SA

Birds SA promote the conservation of Australian birds and their habitats.


Coastal Ambassador Program, Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

South Australia has stunning coastlines, with unique and amazing animals and plant life living in the ocean and on our beaches. Become a Coastal Ambassador and help to conserve the coast.


Conservation Council SA

Conservation SA is the voice for South Australia’s environment. For nearly 50 years they have been committed to protecting, restoring and conserving our unique and beautiful natural spaces, and promoting a truly sustainable future for our state.


Earthwatch Institute

Earthwatch is an international environmental charity. They create knowledge and inspire action through hands-on projects and programs to keep ahead of climate change, to save the reef and oceans, to restore our iconic landscapes and protect our unique wildlife.


Estuary Care Foundation

Estuary Care Foundation (ECF) promotes the protection of the ecology and shorelines of South Australia’s Port River and Barker Inlet. The foundation has a culture of engaging with communities (including environment, government, business and education), and a strong foundation in citizen science. It promotes nature-based solutions through community action.


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