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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

Champions Of The Flyway 2015 big success

2nd Annual Champions of the Flyway Big Success

April 2, 2015
In spring 2014, SPNI launched a new and exciting project “Champions of the Flyway”. In Champions teams of birders from... Read more »

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 »


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.

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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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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Event Calendar

World Series of Birding 2015

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May New Jersey – The SPNI Champions of the Flyway team will once again take part in the World Series of Birding staged by the...
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IOC Special Evening in Central Park

Monday, May 11, 2015, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Park Armory, 830 5th Ave. NYC
SPNI's team of expert birders from our Israel Ornithological Center will be in New York City this May. We welcome you to join us for a...
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Central Park Bird Walk

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6:30am - 9:00am
Central Park Boat House, New York City
Join SPNI's expert ornithologists in Central Park, New York City for an exciting Bird Walk to see the beautiful birds right in the...
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Biggest Week in American Birding Presentation: Champions of the Flyway

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Magee Marsh, Ohio
A new and exciting Bird Race where teams from the world over race to raise awareness and funds to stop the illegal killing of migrants...
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Discovery Nature Tour - Summer 2015

August 15 - 24, 2015
Discover natural Israel with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. Experience Israel with SPNI specialists during this...
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