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Valuing Marion's Nature

We're offering a range of events and activities to help you connect with nature and learn about natural environments in the City of Marion.

Valuing Marion’s Nature is a program that fosters greater understanding and appreciation of nature in our city. It includes a range of activities such as wildlife watching, nature play for children, bike rides, guided walks, hands on workshops and more!

Explore Warripari Sturt River Trail

Walk or cycle the trail, which features the 'Reclaiming Sturt River' public artworks and tree tags following the Sturt River linear trail.

Upcoming Events

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To get the latest information about local events, projects, workshops, grants and articles that have a sustainability or environmental flavour, sign up to receive the monthly Green Thymes e-newsletter.

Marion's Environment Report Card

View the 2021 Environment Report Card to find out what action the City of Marion has taken to reduce our impact on the environment.

100 Ways with Nature

We have developed a series of resources to help residents to engage with nature in our city. Together, the resources highlight 100 ways you can experience nature in Marion. Hard copy versions can be collected from Marion libraries, neighbourhood centres and Council offices. Or download them below:

  • 30 Ways to Nature Play in the City of Marion - a resource with ideas on places and practical ways families can spend time together in nature. It is aimed at parents of children aged 0-12 years.
  • 40 Places to Experience Nature in the City of Marion - a map which will inspire you to visit, explore and engage with the key natural areas in Marion. It includes conservation and recreation parks, coast and marine areas, wetlands and rivers, parks and playgrounds, community gardens, linear trails and more.