It is South Australia's first conservation group, founded in 1883 and incorporated in 1959.
What Are Its Aims?
- to promote the study of Natural History by means of public lectures, field excursions, club activities and publication of its half-yearly journal,The South Australian Naturalist
- to manage the Society's nature reserves acquired through generous gifts and bequests
- to promote conservation of the environment by actively encouraging the preservation of important landscape features and suitable habitat for the protection of indigenous flora and fauna