Nature and Parks Authority

Eight dehydrated hikers rescued amid heatwave

Due to the heatwave, the National Parks Authority closed down some of the national parks in the interest of keeping trekkers safe, advising them to stay out of open areas with no shade.

16/05/2020
Election holiday: 150,000 Israelis take to the outdoors amid coronavirus

"Go and vote at home, and then bring your children out to vote with us," a National Parks Authority representative said regarding fake polling stations set up in some parks for children.

02/03/2020
Dolphins play with naval vessel off Israeli coast

"Israel's beaches have been designated as an important habitat for this endangered spiecies," Guy Levian, an inspector from the Authority, said.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/12/2019
Oil
Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline company to pay NIS 100 million for oil spill

On December 3, 2014, 5 million liters of oil spilled close to the town of Be’er Ora, approximately 20 km. north of Eilat, and badly damaged the Evrona Nature Reserve.

07/11/2019
New historical site in the West Bank opens for Sukkot

The Israeli park authority and Israeli civil administration have opened new ways to travel in the West Bank.

By OMRI RON
13/10/2019
Panther Salamander, an amphibian that lives in North America was found in an apartment in Tel Aviv
Why were rare reptiles kept in a Tel Aviv apartment?

The illegal trade value of these animals is estimated at hundreds of thousands of shekels, as some of these species are unique even in their natural habitat.

Israel's national parks gear up for weekend tours

The Tomb of the Prophet Samuel is just one of the Israeli wonders that will see crowds this weekend.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/05/2019
150,000 set out to travel Israel's natural tourist sites - Watch

A storytelling festival in Tel Arad, the world of insects and their importance to the natural system in the Yarkon Tel Afek.

By YUVAL BAGNO/MAARIV
06/04/2019
Thousands of pelicans migrate over Hula Lake - watch

The Hula Valley is visited by more than half a billion birds during the migrating season.

By BEN BRESKY , HAGAY HACOHEN
27/03/2019
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