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Celebrating our 60th year, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For the past 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

Azaria Alon co-founded SPNI in 1953

Restoring Hadera River

February 12, 2014
The Hadera River flows through about 50 miles of the Mediterranean coastal plain, flowing into the sea just north of Olga. The river... Read more »

Azaria Alon, Forefather of Israeli Conservationism, Passes

January 19, 2014
Azaria Alon, Israel Prize winner and cofounder of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel passed away at his home early on,... Read more »


Galil (Photo credit: Chen Yinai)

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Recent Blog

Sculptures of bird feet at JBO

Jerusalem Environment and Nature Conference: Biodiversity

January 21, 2014
In many ways it felt appropriate that the day after the passing of Azaria Alon, the forefather of Israel’s environmental movement...
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From Sweden To The Negev

October 15, 2013
Born and raised in Sweden, Sara Kallus has made her home in Mitzpeh Ramon. Gathering inspiration from the wooded landscapes of her...
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Israel's 4th Annual Community Garden Conference

October 9, 2013
Earlier this week I visited Israel’s 4 th National Community Garden Conference in Haifa. I was overwhelmed by the energy of the...
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Summer Photo Contest

August 20, 2013
Our Summer Photo Contest has been a huge success. We received nearly one thousand pictures from amatuer photographers all over the...
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Mother Nature is the Best Model

July 21, 2013
Although nature is beautiful to see in person, different style of artists are able to help bring a new appreciation of our natural world...
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Event Calendar

In Nature's Embrace

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Nahal Hek, Carmel
Fun for the whole family! (Appropriate for all ages) On the West side of the Carmel Ridge winds the beautiful Nahal Hek. The Israel...
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Pistachios and Playtime

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Perfect for families with toddlers and small children: The green hills of the Carmel invite you to visit the Nahal Oren and the...
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Meet the Strawberry Tree

Monday, April 21, 2014
Jerusalem area, coastal plain
Fun for the whole family! (Appropriate for all ages)   There are many trees that sprout from the earth but the Eastern...
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The Kinneret From Another Angle

Friday, April 25, 2014
A tour for adults (18+) You are invited to a fascinating and unusual journey around the Sea of Galilee, between Judaism and...
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Mission 2014

November 10 - 17, 2014
Join us for a unique experience of Israel. SPNI welcomes our friends and supporters from around the world to enjoy Israel from a new...
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