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Join the Bush Blitz Scavenger Hunt

August 14, 2020 by Bush Blitz
To celebrate National Science Week, we have launched the Bush Blitz Scavenger Hunt as part of the Sydney Science Trail. Individuals, groups and schools from across Australia are encouraged to take part in the scavenger hunt which closes on Sunday…
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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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What does a taxonomist do?

March 21, 2020 by Bush Blitz
Imagine if we didn’t have names. How would you refer to your favourite sports person or singer when you’re talking to your mates? How would you introduce yourself to someone when you’re on the phone? If your medical record didn’t…
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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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