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 […]

Pop-up library

What bird is that? What flower is that? What mossy thing is that? These are just some of the books you’ll find at the pop-up library to help you discover more about Australia’s amazing fauna and flora. Did you know that the Australian National Botanic Gardens has a library? The Library provides services to staff […]

Volunteering at the Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens welcomes volunteers in 16 programs. Volunteers work in both front of house and back of house activities. Drop into the field lab to talk to some of our volunteers and get a glimpse of what they do. For more information about volunteering at the Gardens visit www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/about/volunteers/index