News

Fact check: are 75% of Australia’s living species unknown?

January 1, 2016 by Bush Blitz
On National Threatened Species Day 2014, ABC Fact Check investigated whether Australia really does only know about a quarter of its plants and animals. The verdict? The claim checks out.
Continue reading »

Keith Martin-Smith

June 14, 2015 by Bush Blitz
The Hutchins School - Hobart, Tasmania The Hutchins School is an Anglican day and boarding school for boys from pre-kindergarten to Year 12. Established in 1846, Hutchins is one of the oldest continually operating schools in Australia. Dr Martin-Smith's Diary…
Continue reading »

Henbury Station NT, 2013

December 18, 2014 by Bush Blitz
In May 2013, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted at Henbury Station in the Northern Territory. A total of 297 species were added to those known across the reserve. Among these are 11 putative species new to science. Twelve animal…
Continue reading »

Carnarvon Bush Blitz – ABC 7.30 Report

December 10, 2014 by Bush Blitz
In October 2014 Bush Blitz was lucky enough to get help from two quoll sniffing dogs on the Bush Heritage property of Carnarvon Station. Full story as reported by ABC 7.30 Report can be seen here.
Continue reading »

Miners come to Kimberley party

June 4, 2014 by Bush Blitz
Scientists, Traditional Owners and teachers come together to search for new species in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The Australian, Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Continue reading »

Hiltaba Nature Reserve and Gawler Ranges National Park SA, 2012

November 17, 2013 by Bush Blitz
In November 2012, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted in the Gawler Ranges of South Australia. A total of 581 species at Hiltaba Nature Reserve and 165 at Gawler Ranges National Park were added to those known for the reserves,…
Continue reading »