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Blitzing the jewel of the south – Croajingalong National Park, Victoria

November 10, 2016 by Bush Blitz
The Bush Blitz team is off into the field again, this time base camp is located in the beautiful seaside town of Mallacoota in the heart of the Croajingalong National Park. Over the next 7 days scientists from Museum Victoria, the…
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Durack River and Karunjie Stations Western Australia, 2014

November 9, 2016 by Bush Blitz
In May-June 2014, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted at Durack River and Karunjie Stations in the Kimberley, Western Australia. In total 419 species were found that had not previously been recorded for the properties, including 41 species that may…
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BHP Billiton employees get down and dirty with Bush Blitz

September 7, 2016 by Bush Blitz
BHP Billiton employees Aimee Bennett, Candice Burvill, Ingrid Flemons, John Forsyth, Mary Thatcher, Matthew Kavanagh, Peter Olds and Josh Gatt have spent the last week working alongside scientists in the Lake Torrens and Roxby Downs regions of South Australia. They have…
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A jar of eyeballs

September 6, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Day 1 Flying into Roxby Downs, I looked down at the expanse of Lake Torrens from the air and thought......can a barren-looking place like that be home to any life at all? Since then, just two days in, I have…
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Kids get up close and personal with creepy crawlies in Roxby Downs SA

September 6, 2016 by Bush Blitz
The kids of the Roxby Downs community in north eastern South Australia had a wonderful time on Sunday meeting scientists and some of their more "interesting" finds from the Lake Torrens Bush Blitz currently underway. The community day, held at…
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A new lichen species (Ascomycota) from Namadgi National Park

August 30, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Micarea eucalypti was collected during a Bush Blitz survey of Namadgi and Kosciuszko National Parks in December 2013. Its description has now been published in Telopea, an open-access, online, internationally peer-reviewed journal of plant systematics. The lichen genus Micarea is mainly…
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