Welcome…

The Discovery Circle provides fun opportunities for you to contribute to research and learn about local natural environments. We run Citizen Science projects, interactive workshops and informative blogs to help you connect and learn.

Click on a project to find out more…

Find out more about this gardening project
Click here to read the results of the Little Corellas project
Click here to learn about the Cat Tracker project: Discover the secret life of your cat!
Find out more about the Great Koala Count 2 project
Find out more about this birding project
Click here to learn about the Goanna Watch project and report a goanna sighting!
Click here to learn about the FlukerPost project: Discover the changing landscape!
Click here to learn about our BioBlitz events: Discover your local wildlife!

Support our work…
Donate to the Discovery Circle to help us run more engaging, informative projects for the community (the University of South Australia is a tax-deductible gift recipient)…

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  • Looking for something to do these school holidays? The Good Living blog has 10 great ideas to check out...including how to spot frogs in your own backyard: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/goodliving/featured-posts/frog-identification

    Here’s how you can identify the frogs in your own backyard – and why it’s so valuable to know where ...

    Here’s how you can identify the frogs in your own backyard – and why it’s so valuable to know where they live.

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  • Come along TONIGHT! Fungi are important in bushland, revegetation sites, farms and gardens. Over 90% of Australian plants have symbiotic partnerships with soil fungi. Learn more from acclaimed fungi expert Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher. She will explain how fungi help to restore habitat and how to identify and report fungi. Starts at 7.30pm. Register online: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-vital-importance-of-fungi-tickets-34271646417

    Come along TONIGHT!
Fungi are important in bushland, revegetation sites, farms and gardens. Over 90%...

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 Can you help us?

You can help us plan new projects and events! If you live in South Australia and you are at least 18 years old, please complete our online survey – there are $50 gift vouchers for ten people (randomly selected) who complete the survey (click here).