These Bush Blitz TeachLive teachers are holding a Macleay’s Spectre Stick Insect (Extatosoma tiaratum) they met at the ACT Bush Blitz community day. For more highlights of the ACT Bush Blitz, held in November and December 2018, take a look at this great little video on YouTube.
During August and September 2017, a Bush Blitz took place at Mungo National Park in south-western NSW. Scientists recorded approximately 321 species, 153 of which had not previously been recorded in the area. The report mentions that 32 of the species collected were probably new to science (1 bee, 15 true bugs and 16 spiders). […]
Bush Blitz scientists, citizen scientists and local community groups shared their passion for Australia’s amazing biodiversity with members of the public during the Bush Blitz at the Australian National Botanic Gardens last weekend. Canberrans who weren’t put off by some early wild weather had a unique opportunity to learn from the experts, joining them in […]
WHEN: 10am – 3pm, Sunday 2 December 2018 Everyone is invited to take part in the next Bush Blitz during a fun-filled and fascinating day at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra. Join Bush Blitz scientists as they find out what lives at the Gardens. Visit the scientists in their field lab and discover how they […]
WHERE: Protected areas across the ACT region (including Namadgi National Park, Mulligan’s Flat Woodland Sanctuary and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve) WHEN: Thursday 29 November 2018 – Thursday 6 December 2018 (8 days inclusive) WHO: Five Australian teachers of STEM subjects and geography who are currently teaching years 4-12. One place will be allocated to an early career teacher (teaching three […]
On Friday 9 March the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy, and Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer BHP, announced a joint commitment of $11M for Bush Blitz over the next five years. This will continue the partnership between the Australian Government, BHP and Earthwatch Australia until 2023. Over the coming […]