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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)

Discover natural Israel with SPNI: Passover Activities

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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

The Shepherd's Flute (Overnight)

April 16 - 17, 2014
Negev, Mitzpeh Ramon area
An overnight camping trip — fun for the whole family! (Appropriate for all ages.)   This two day trip will take...
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Tale of the Wild Peony

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Mount Meron
Fun for the whole family! (Appropriate for all ages) For only two weeks each year, in the month of April can the Wild Peony ( Paeonia...
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Hidden Treasures

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Hof Nitzanim
Fun for the whole family! (Appropriate for all ages) Come find natural treasures in the sand dunes on the coast. Come out for a walk...
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Visit to an Ancient Kingdom

Thursday, April 17, 2014
A tour for adults (18+) Visit the fascinating capital of the ancient kingdom of Samaria, Sebaste. First built by the King of Israel,...
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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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