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Action stations at Bradshaw Bush Blitz

Fifteen scientists got straight into action on day one in the Northern Territory, after being generously welcomed by the Nungaili/Ngaliwurru People. We greatly appreciate the Traditional Owners sharing their country. Big thanks also to the Department of Defence for allowing access to the Bradshaw Defence Field Training Area near Timber Creek. Bounded by the Fitzmaurice […]

Coral Sea, 2016

In June 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted on four islands in the Coral Sea – East Diamond Islet, South West Coringa Islet, North East Herald Cay and South West Herald Cay. Scientists recorded 175 species, at least 94 of which had not previously been recorded on the islands and two may be new to […]

Bruny Island Tasmania, 2016

In February 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted on Bruny Island in Tasmania. Scientists recorded 848 species, at least 591 of which had not previously been recorded in the study area and 63 may be new to science. One threatened animal species, 30 exotic or pest animal species and one exotic seaweed species were recorded. […]

Southwest National Park Tasmania, 2016

In February 2016, a Bush Blitz was conducted in southern Tasmania. Scientists recorded 1244 species, at least 458 of which had not previously been recorded in the region and 64 may be new to science. Two threatened animal species and six threatened plants were recorded, as well as 17 exotic or pest animal species and […]

Tarkine Tasmania, 2015

In January to February 2015, a Bush Blitz was conducted in the Tarkine region of north-western Tasmania. Scientists recorded 1430 species, of which 1067 had not previously been recorded in the region and 34 may be new to science. While many of the inland sites visited were pristine and free of exotic species, 23 exotic […]

Kiwirrkurra IPA, 2015

In September 2015, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Kiwirrkurra Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) in Western Australia. Scientists recorded 664 species, at least 375 of which had not previously been recorded in the IPA and 42 may be new to science. Three threatened animal species were recorded as well as six exotic or pest animal […]