Bradshaw Field Training Area NT, 2017

In May 2017, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Bradshaw Field Training Area in the Northern Territory. Scientists recorded 902 species, 377 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and 15 may be new to science. Six threatened animal species and 27 plant species of conservation significance were recorded. In addition, 8 […]

Croajingolong National Park Victoria, 2016

During November and December 2016, two Bush Blitzes were conducted at Croajingolong National Park in Victoria. Scientists recorded 1776 species, 702 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and 25 may be new to science. Ten threatened animal species were recorded and 72 state-listed plant species, including 18 that are listed as […]

Name a new species

Name a new species! This species of jumping spider was found by researchers on a Bush Blitz species discovery expedition in QLD last year and is totally new to science. The Department of the Environment and Energy is giving Australians the opportunity to be part of scientific history by giving it a name! Jumping spiders […]

Blitzing the Great Victoria Desert

The Bush Blitz team are out on one of the most remote expeditions we have ever undertaken, in the heart of the Great Victoria Desert. The Great Victoria is the largest desert in Australia and covers a vast area of 348,750 square kilometres. Its pristine, arid wilderness includes red sand dunes, stony plains and dry […]

Oxley Wild Rivers NSW, 2015

In November 2015, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in New South Wales. Scientists recorded 1312 species, 550 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and five may be new to science. Ten threatened animal species and six threatened plant species were recorded, as well as 34 […]

Fishy business at Bradshaw

The first question nearly everyone asks, after hearing about the electrofishing technique used in the collection of freshwater fish specimens on the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, is whether or not it was used for catching any barramundi. Well yes, a couple of impressively sized barra were stunned. According to one of the Bush Blitz Teachlive teachers […]