Hundreds of millions of birds migrate between Europe, Asia, and Africa twice each year. Today, Israel is the lone refueling station left on their grueling journey.

But Israel’s habitats are disappearing. Without them, the consequences would be devastating.

TO SUCCEED, THEY NEED YOU.

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THE FUTURE OF THE FLYWAY IS IN YOUR HANDS

Your partnership with Start Up Nature will establish the Yossi Leshem Wildlife Sanctuaries, a network of world-class, biodiversity-managed rewilded wetland sites that will:

Secure the future of migration for hundreds of millions of the world’s birds

Support critical biodiversity spanning three continents

Generate an estimated $4.5M in tourism revenue each year

Attract 150,000 visitors annually

Start-Up Nature creates a win-win solution where both Nature and humankind can thrive, while overcoming the challenge of sustainable habitat restoration in population-dense, industrialized areas.

SPNI.

SPNI. Your Partner in Innovative Conservation.

For 70 years, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has been Israel’s most influential and trusted conservation organization. SPNI has shaped the face of Israel for future generations, protecting Israel’s natural spaces through ground-breaking scientific research, policy, and public awareness campaigns.

Start-Up Nature is led by Dan Alon, SPNI’s CEO.

Dan Alon is the world renowned visionary behind the Hula Lake Reserve, co-founder of the Champions of the Flyway International Birding Race, and one of TIME Magazine’s Heroes of the Planet (1999).

For more than 60 years, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has been Israel’s most influential and trusted conservation organization. SPNI has shaped the face of Israel for future generations, protecting Israel’s natural spaces through ground-breaking scientific research, policy, and public awareness campaigns.

Start-Up Nature will be led by Dan Alon, SPNI’s Director of Nature Protection and Environmental Conservation. Dan Alon is the world renowned visionary behind the Hula Lake Reserve, co-founder of the Champions of the Flyway International Birding Race, and one of TIME Magazine’s Heroes of the Planet (1999).

RESEARCH PARTNERS

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START-UP NATURE'S VISIONARY DONORS

Join visionary donors on a bold initiative to revolutionize conservation in the modern world.

Dan Pava

Campaign Chair, US

Yoav Ben Yaacov

Campaign Chair, Israel

Rabbi Paul Citrin

Committee Member, US

Martin Lowenstein

Committee Member, US

INITIAL FUNDING PARTNERS

OUR GOAL

PHASE I

$4 million raised

PHASE II

$11 million raised

Your phase of the plan

$15 Million

PHASE I

$4 million raised

PHASE II:
YOUR PHASE OF THE PLAN

$11 million raised

$15 MILLION

GIVING LEVELS

Your partnership in Start-Up Nature will ensure the permanence and long-term success of these critical sanctuaries, and your ever-present support will be recognized by all visitors to the sites for generations to come.

START-UP NATURE NAMING OPPORTUNITIES*

Kfar Ruppin

Kfar

Maagan Michael

Maagan

*Each naming opportunity is available as one unit only.

Learn More.

Click below to learn more about Start-Up Nature and how you can take an active, innovative role in protecting and securing a globally critical migration flyway.

SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATURE IN ISRAEL

NATURE ISRAEL™
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATURE IN ISRAEL

1 (800) 411-0966
rachel@natureisrael.org

THE CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATURE IN ISRAEL