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Bush Blitz scientists go back to school

March 15, 2017 by Bush Blitz
See how our scientists go when they are asked to go - "back to school". Nine Laura State School students and three teaching staff shared their wonder for nature, hunger for learning and contagious enthusiasm with the Bush Blitz scientists during…
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Quinkan Bush Blitz underway

March 14, 2017 by Bush Blitz
At this time of year, it's hot and sticky in Quinkan country near Laura in Cape York. Collecting in the wet season has really paid off, as the trying conditions mean that few have attempted to collect during this time…
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Bush Blitz TeachLive – engaging high school students in science

March 10, 2017 by Bush Blitz
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…
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Bush Blitz Croajingolong National Park amazing footage

December 19, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Take a look at some of our great video footage from the Croajingolong National Park Bush Blitz. See zoologists in the field wrangling wriggly legless lizards and venomous snakes; marine specialists diving with playful seals and a beautiful baby humpback…
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Lucky students share discoveries on Bush Blitz

December 6, 2016 by 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…
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Amazing images from Mallacoota Bush Blitz courtesy of Museum Victoria

November 22, 2016 by Bush Blitz
While the scientists would stumble into basecamp with collecting jars over flowing with specimens and crawl gratefully into bed, David Paul, official photographer of the Museum Victoria, would work into the wee hours of the morning photographing the dazzling array of creatures…
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