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Bush Blitz at the Australian National Botanic Gardens!

October 3, 2018 by Bush Blitz
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…
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Bush Blitz to continue until 2023

March 20, 2018 by Bush Blitz
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…
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Blitzing the Great Victoria Desert

September 28, 2017 by Bush Blitz
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…
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Fishy business at Bradshaw

May 25, 2017 by Bush Blitz
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…
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Bush Blitz visits Timber Creek School

May 22, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Bush Blitz scientists got to share their enthusiasm about the plants and animals of the Victoria River region last week with the students of Timber Creek and Bulla Camp Schools. It was a fantastic opportunity for the kids to meet…
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Get hip to herps

May 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Before I arrived at the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, I sort of guessed that the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory would be a herpetologist’s paradise. Some of its most famous residents are saltwater crocodiles, olive pythons, frill neck lizards…
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