Blog posts

Camp stories from Wingan Inlet

November 14, 2016 by Bush Blitz
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…
Continue reading »

Bush Blitz dives deep in Mallacoota

November 12, 2016 by Bush Blitz
The Bush Blitz aquatic team has been diving deep around Gabo Island just off the coast of Mallacoota bringing back some amazing images of creatures great and small. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="47" gal_title="Gabo Island"]  
Continue reading »

Blitzing the jewel of the south – Croajingalong National Park, Victoria

November 10, 2016 by Bush Blitz
The Bush Blitz team is off into the field again, this time base camp is located in the beautiful seaside town of Mallacoota in the heart of the Croajingalong National Park. Over the next 7 days scientists from Museum Victoria, the…
Continue reading »

Salt Lake Racers: Lake Torrens Bush Blitz Preview

August 22, 2016 by Bush Blitz
A few weeks back I had the good fortune to visit South Australia to prepare for the upcoming Lake Torrens Bush Blitz. Part of the trip involved a behind-the-scenes tour of the South Australian Museum with Peter Hudson, who’ll be…
Continue reading »

Rare marsupial mole found at Kiwirrkurra

June 12, 2016 by Bush Blitz
The recent discovery and filming of a western marsupial mole (Notoryctes caurinus) by Indigenous rangers near Kiwirrkurra has garnered a lot of media attention. The marsupial mole, which is restricted to the deserts of central and western Australia, is almost never seen,…
Continue reading »

Tasmania’s Wild South West

April 29, 2016 by Bush Blitz
In early February a team of 17 scientists embarked on a Bush Blitz expedition into the remote and magnificent Southwest National Park which forms part of the Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area.  This is Tasmania’s largest national park and is…
Continue reading »