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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reef Watch is a multi-award winning citizen science program in which volunteers work with marine scientists to gather quality information that contributes to the management of our marine environment. In this unique and exciting program, recreational divers and other volunteers gather data about the health of the oceans. Volunteer involvement develops community awareness about the state of marine ecosystems and triggers action for their protection.
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 (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.
Friends of Parks Inc is the independent state body established to protect and represent the interests of the many individual Friends of Parks groups and Affiliated groups in SA. Together these groups (over 113 in 2016) represent a membership of over 5000 volunteers whose common interest is the protection and enhancement of South Australia's natural and/or cultural heritage.
Windara Reef is the largest shellfish reef restoration project ever attempted in Australia. Using proven methods of restoring lost shellfish reefs in southern Australia, The Nature Conservancy, along with project partners the Australian Government (through its National Stronger Regions Fund), South Australian Government, Yorke Peninsula Council and the University of Adelaide, are creating Windara Reef off Rogues Point, Yorke Peninsula in the Gulf St Vincent. Friends of Windara Reef advocate the benefits of Windara Reef, and aspects of the reef’s development and sustainability.
Natural Resources Management (NRM) is an approach that aims to work together with the community, industry and three tiers of government to manage the environment in a way that achieves a balance between our collective need for resources and the needs of the environment.
The Port Environment Centre is a community driven organisation and 'gathering place' that supports the community in living sustainably, valuing, caring for, learning about and enjoying the experience of the natural coastal, marine and estuarine environment.