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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

Counting Jerusalem's Trees

Jerusalem Hills in Danger (Again)

March 10, 2015
The Jerusalem Hills, and their forests, are again under threat. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel is once more taking... Read more »

Fish Responsibly: Campaign Update

March 4, 2015
On Sunday, March 1, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel submitted a petition to the High Court of Justice demanding that... Read more »


Galil (Photo credit: Chen Yinai)

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.

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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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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Event Calendar

A Walk on the Tel

Saturday, April 4, 2015
A special, lesser known hike along the Israel National Trail, at Tel Rekhesh in the Lower Galilee. At the foot of the tel, a spring...
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Pedaling the Israel National Trail

Sunday, April 5, 2015
A bike ride along the route of the Israel National Trail near the source of HaYarkon River. Explore a lesser known section of the river,...
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Bread and Wine

Sunday, April 5, 2015
(Perfect for families with small children) Explore the Akev Shaul ruins on the route of the Israel National Trail and discover the...
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Vistas of the Carmel

Monday, April 6, 2015
(Best for seniors) Find the Israel National Trail along a high area of the Carmel, and see the the gorgeous views of the area for...
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Blazing the Trail

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
At the north end of the Galilee meet the beginning of Israel National Trail. High on the cliffs experience breathtaking views of the...
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