Bush Blitz TeachLive – engaging high school students in science

The future of conservation depends on the skills and tools of science teachers. High school teacher Keith Martin-Smith argues that field trips, real and virtual, are pivotal to engaging students. In a beautiful article written for the well known Wildlife Australia Magazine, Keith Martin-Smith from Hobart Tasmania, talks about engaging his students in meaningful way and his experience as […]

Lucky students share discoveries on Bush Blitz

Eight lucky year 10 and 11 students from the Methodist Ladies College in Melbourne, spent a day and a night discovering the hidden wonders of Croajingolong National Parks’ World Heritage. Thanks to the Methodist Ladies College, Bush Blitz has been able to locate base camp for the far east part of the Croajingolong Bush Blitz at the Marshmead field station. […]

Camp stories from Wingan Inlet

Day 1 Two thirds of the way through my first Bush Blitz and I can thoroughly recommend the experience. Helping the scientists to collect, identify and voucher as many specimens as possible is incredible. The standout for me so far is running the camp at Wingan Inlet with Andrea from Earthwatch. We set out on […]