Exciting finds from South Australian caves

Image © Steve Milner The fourth and final Bush Blitz expedition for 2021 took place on Yalata lands, and at the Wahgunyah and Fowlers Bay Conservation Parks, in South Australia from 23 November to 3 December. Thanks to the Traditional Owners, Indigenous rangers from the Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation, the Yalata Anangu community and […]

Cape Range, Western Australia 2019

Cape Range, Western Australia 2019: Bush Blitz expedition report summarises the initial scientific findings of the Bush Blitz expedition that took place from 17 to 27 June 2019. At least 769 species were recorded during the Bush Blitz and 46 of those may be completely new to science (3 marine fishes, 2 moths, 24 true […]

Science Week Scavenger Hunt

To celebrate National Science Week 2021, Bush Blitz is running a Backyard Species Discovery Scavenger Hunt! This scavenger hunt is open to anyone in Australia and will run for the month of August 2021. If you’re in lockdown you can still enter but remember to follow your lockdown rules. We know it will be harder […]

A citizen science project to save the night In February 2021, Bush Blitz partnered with the Australasian Dark Sky Alliance to raise awareness of the impacts of light pollution on the night time environment. The Flight2Light event aimed to educate Australians about light pollution, the impact it has on wildlife, and the simple ways they can […]

Protected areas of the ACT 2018

Protected areas of the Australian Capital Territory 2018: Bush Blitz expedition report summarises the initial scientific findings of the Bush Blitz expedition that took place from 26 November to 6 December 2018. At least 978 species were recorded during the Bush Blitz and 22 of those may be completely new to science (4 wasps, 3 flies, […]