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Established in 1953, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For over 60 years SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resources, environment, natural assets and unique landscape. The work carried out by SPNI now will determine what the land of Israel will look like for generations to come.

Nature News

Planning for the Environment in Jerusalem [Photo: Sivan Arbel]

Israeli Fall means birding time!

November 18, 2015
Birdwatchers of all ages, professionals and amateurs alike, are currently enjoying bird migration season as dozens of varied species... Read more »

The new App from SPNI is here to rock the boat

November 12, 2015
Sea Watch is a new phone app specially developed by SPNI to enable members of the public to take a direct part in improving the... Read more »


Mitzpeh Ramon (Photo credit: Danielle Berkowitz)

Discovery Nature Tours

For the first time in over a decade, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel is offering one-of-a-kind experiences in Israel in English.

Join us for 9 days of hiking, discovery and exploration in Israeli nature. Hike the desert oasis Ein Gedi with an expert guide; discover the secrets of Jerusalem’s Old City; bird watch in the Hula Valley, swim in the refreshing Banias stream, learn about and experience, with SPNI's specialists, Israeli flora, fauna, and natural habitats!

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Recent Blog

SPNI prepares for the sabbatical year.

Don't Buy, Give!

November 18, 2015
You might not have heard yet that the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has a name, and a very important purpose. Giving Tuesday, this...
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How to get more than you gardened for

October 28, 2015
  You don’t have to have ‘green thumbs’ to notice that community gardens are on the rise in just about every...
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Many Mammals, One Evening

July 23, 2015
The Challenge A few days ago I celebrated my five year aliyahversary – (the anniversary of my immigration to Israel). For...
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Welcome to the Gazelle Valley

April 1, 2015
Thousands of families, young couples, grandparents and grandchildren were drawn by the advertisements displayed all over the city to...
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Going into the Shmitta Year

October 7, 2014
This Rosh Hashana saw the beginning of the shmitta or sabbatical year. According to Leviticus 25:1–7, every 7 years the Land of...
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Event Calendar

Nature Israel Leadership Mission April 2016

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 9:00am - Saturday, April 9, 2016, 5:00pm
The Board of Directors of ASPNI invite you to join us on our upcoming mission to study the results of our long time support...
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