What’s next for Glenthorne

What’s next for Glenthorne

As 2020 draws to a close, you may be won­der­ing what will be hap­pen­ing next at Glen­thorne Nation­al Park-Itya­mai­it­pin­na Yarta. Here’s what’s planned.

It’s been a busy and mem­o­rable year at Glen­thorne with sev­er­al excit­ing mile­stones cel­e­brat­ed includ­ing the procla­ma­tion of Glen­thorne as a nation­al park, a host of com­mu­ni­ty and school plant­i­ng events and the open­ing of the inter­im loop trail to name a few.

If you’re won­der­ing what’s next for Glen­thorne in 2021, here are some high­lights to look for­ward to:

  • An excit­ing new pro­gram of Glen­thorne Action Team vol­un­teer events across the Glen­thorne Precinct.
  • Plan­ning and com­mence­ment of con­struc­tion of the trail network.
  • Plan­ning and com­mence­ment of con­struc­tion of the nature play space – includ­ing engage­ment activ­i­ties with local schools.
  • Restora­tion of her­itage build­ings and asso­ci­at­ed works around the Her­itage Precinct.
  • Imple­ment­ing the Envi­ron­men­tal Restora­tion Fund – 2021 Win­ter Reveg­e­ta­tion Pro­gram which will include com­mu­ni­ty plant­i­ng events and land man­age­ment activ­i­ties like weed control.
  • Com­mence­ment of roads and car park­ing construction.
  • Devel­op­ment and com­mence­ment of con­struc­tion of the Glen­thorne Hub includ­ing paving, land­scap­ing, fur­ni­ture, earth­works and services.
  • Devel­op­ment and inte­gra­tion of inter­pre­ta­tion and wayfind­ing mate­ri­als for the Glen­thorne Prop­er­ty sec­tion of the nation­al park.
  • The open­ing of Hap­py Val­ley Reser­voir as part of the Glen­thorne Precinct.
  • Flinders Uni­ver­si­ty under­tak­ing an archae­o­log­i­cal dig’ with­in the her­itage area.

Find out more by view­ing the Glen­thorne Nation­al Park Mas­ter Plan.