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Egg Islands, Flat Rock, Lower Porter Hill and Porter Hill, Murphys Flat, Seventeen Mile Plain and Vale of Belvoir Reserves Tas, 2010

A two week Bush Blitz was conducted at Egg Islands, Flat Rock, Lower Porter Hill and Porter Hill, Murphys Flat, Seventeen Mile Plain and the Vale of Belvoir reserves during March 2010. In total, 1,197 species were identified, of which 898 had not previously been recorded at the reserves. Of these, 21 putative species new to science were […]

Darkwood Reserve NSW, 2010

A short six day Bush Blitz was conducted on Darkwood Reserve in New South Wales during February 2010 in conjunction with the Bush Blitz Media Launch. In total, 363 species were identified on the reserve. Of these, 308 represented new records for the reserve and six are species new to science, including five species of plant bugs […]

North-western NSW and Southern Qld, 2009–10

A Bush Blitz was conducted between November 2009 and May 2010 in nine reserves in north‑western New South Wales and southern Queensland, targeting recent additions to the National Reserve System (NRS). A total of 557 species were added to those known previously across the reserves. Ten putative species new to science were discovered — these […]

National reporting

All data collected as part of Bush Blitz will be collated each year into an annual report on the state of knowledge of approximately 20,000 species in the reserve system across Australia. The first-ever report on the biodiversity conserved within Australia’s reserve system was prepared to provide a baseline for the Bush Blitz program. BHP […]