Cantara Campout a success

Had an awesome get together earlier this month for members of both Friends of Simpson Desert and Friends of Great Victoria Desert at Cantara Homestead in the Coorong – heaps of open space to camp plus a fabulous fire pit (we brought our own wood with Peter and Margaret bringing some massive logs that burnt […]

Do you want to experience the Simpson Desert?

Are you nervous about doing it on your own? Why not join our experienced members in May/June 2023 and get involved in some worthwhile environmental projects. Some of the projects we are considering for 2023 include Profiling the water health in the Dalhousie Pool Restoring the grazing exclosure at Dalhousie (an area which has been […]

Have you ever wanted to cross the Simpson Desert?

We plan to cross the Simpson in 2023 – do you want to join us and do something worthwhile along the way or perhaps join our members working around Dalhousie. Friends of the Simpson Desert have been actively involved in both the Desert and around Dalhousie Springs for over 35 years. In late May/June 2023 […]

Munga-Thirri/Simpson Desert Awareness Campaign

Over the last 35 years FOS has undertaken many projects that help look after one of the worlds irreplaceable sand dune environments with its unique flora and fauna, as well as assisting with the safeguarding of cultural sites of the traditional owners. There are many threats to the environment of the desert. Some we can […]

Access to Witjira/Dalhousie (current as at 5 July)

Whilst the following summary is taken from the Desert Parks Bulletin at 5 July the Department posts a detailed bulletin when conditions change in any of their Arid Land Parks. We recommend that you visit the official Parks site prior to finalizing your trip to check the latest resitrictions. Simply click on the below link […]

2021 Working Bee photos

As the last of our volunteers returned from our working bee on Saturday 5 June, we are still collecting photos for our report. However here are a few photos for you …..

Photos from recent Working Bee

Participants were asked to share some of their photo’s and a small selection follows for everyone to enjoy…… Go to our Working Bee – get active page for information on what was achieved this year.