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Backyard Species Discovery – a virtual citizen science Bush Blitz

April 29, 2020 by Bush Blitz
With expeditions on hold due to COVID-19, the Bush Blitz team has organised a virtual expedition to continue adding to our knowledge of Australian biodiversity while keeping everyone busy at home. While we can't promise you'll find a new species,…
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Free teacher workshop – Canberra

October 3, 2019 by Bush Blitz
School teachers are invited to a free workshop from 4-6pm on Thursday 5 December 2019 at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Bush Blitz and the Australian National Botanic Gardens have put together a suite of engaging activities to help teachers…
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Bush Blitz at the Australian National Botanic Gardens!

October 3, 2018 by Bush Blitz
WHEN: 10am - 3pm, Sunday 2 December 2018 Everyone is invited to take part in the next Bush Blitz during a fun-filled and fascinating day at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra. Join Bush Blitz scientists as they find out…
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Bush Blitz to continue until 2023

March 20, 2018 by Bush Blitz
On Friday 9 March the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy, and Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer BHP, announced a joint commitment of $11M for Bush Blitz over the next five years. This will continue…
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Blitzing the Great Victoria Desert

September 28, 2017 by Bush Blitz
The Bush Blitz team are out on one of the most remote expeditions we have ever undertaken, in the heart of the Great Victoria Desert. The Great Victoria is the largest desert in Australia and covers a vast area of…
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Fishy business at Bradshaw

May 25, 2017 by Bush Blitz
The first question nearly everyone asks, after hearing about the electrofishing technique used in the collection of freshwater fish specimens on the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, is whether or not it was used for catching any barramundi. Well yes, a couple…
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