There are eight Natural Resource Centres in the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Region, located in Adelaide , Adelaide Hills, Nuriootpa, Gawler, Mount Pleasant, South Coast Environment Centre, Willunga, and Normanville.
In 2003 a Natural Resource Centre Alliance was formed giving Centres a chance to share resources, ideas and expertise to more thoroughly meet the community needs of the region.
The Normanville Natural Resource Centre is managed by a committee comprising of volunteers elected from the local community and is run on a daily basis by a coordinator and volunteers.
It organises a wide range of seminars, workshops and events for landholders, students and the local community. Free Brochures covering a wide range of topics are available as well as an extensive reference library with most books and Dvds available for loan.Topics covered:
- Animal Pests
- Climate change/Sustainable Living
- Coast and Marine
- Educational Resources
- Farm Forestery
- Fire Management
- Indigenous Land Management
- NRM Planning and Plans
- Plant Identification
- Roadside Vegetation
- Parks/Reserves - Management Plans
- Rivers/Waterways - Management Plans
- Swamps and Wetlands
- Water and Waterway Management
- Waste Management