Blog Posts

Quinkan Bush Blitz underway

At this time of year, it’s hot and sticky in Quinkan country near Laura in Cape York. Collecting in the wet season has really paid off, as the trying conditions mean that few have attempted to collect during this time of lush growth and abundant water. The sandstone plateau, basalt peaks and often waterfall-fed gullies […]

Bush Blitz TeachLive – engaging high school students in science

The future of conservation depends on the skills and tools of science teachers. High school teacher Keith Martin-Smith argues that field trips, real and virtual, are pivotal to engaging students. In a beautiful article written for the well known Wildlife Australia Magazine, Keith Martin-Smith from Hobart Tasmania, talks about engaging his students in meaningful way and his experience as […]

Lucky students share discoveries on Bush Blitz

Eight lucky year 10 and 11 students from the Methodist Ladies College in Melbourne, spent a day and a night discovering the hidden wonders of Croajingolong National Parks’ World Heritage. Thanks to the Methodist Ladies College, Bush Blitz has been able to locate base camp for the far east part of the Croajingolong Bush Blitz at the Marshmead field station. […]