Groups and Organisations

Gawler Environment and Heritage Association
GEHA, is active in campaigning and projects concerning environment and heritage issues in Gawler and surrounding areas. They are currently engaged in re-vegetation and restoration projects, historic Gawler database project, inventory of flora and fauna, promoting biodiversity in gardens, blocks and farms, and promoting sustainable approaches to development.

SA Frog Census
Learn about South Australian frogs and how to get involved in monitoring their populations. Includes photos and audio of their calls.

The Department for Environment, Water & Natural Resources 
DEWNR is responsible for the South Australia’s nature conservation, heritage conservation and animal welfare.

Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Australian Weed Management
Information on Weed Management, Bush-land friendly gardens − plants to avoid in your area, Fact Sheets with good photos on weeds of national significance, best practice management guides and managing weeds for biodiversity.

Weed Warriors
A site designed for children to increase their awareness and participation in local weed issues.

Trees for Life
Providing revegetation, conservation, restoration services & training for landholders and the broader community since 1981.
Help undo the damage: Join, Volunteer, Donate
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State Flora
State Flora, suppliers of a wide range of native plants with nurseries at Belair and Murray Bridge

Department for Planning Transport and Infrastructure 
Information on how to make your home more energy efficient, rebates and grants available and home energy audit worksheets.

The Food Forest
A permaculture farm at Gawler producing 160 varieties of organically certified food. They run short courses on a range of sustainable living subjects from Straw bale Building to Free Range Poultry. The site also includes a range of fact sheets and links to educational videos on You Tube.

Sustainable living products and services.

Living with Wildlife
Information on Snakes and how to live in harmony with them. Details of Snake Awareness and Snake handling workshops.

Tanunda Venom Supplies
on the Snake species found in South Australia and their toxicities.
2010 − International Year of Biodiversity

Transition Gawler
Transition Gawler is a small community that aims to find environmentally friendly solutions for the Gawler area. The group focuses on bringing community together while working towards reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.

Fauna Rescue of South Australia
Gives advice for those who have found injured or orphaned fauna and provides information to existing members, information on training for those who are interested in caring for injured animals.