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 the partnership between the Australian Government, BHP and Earthwatch Australia until 2023. Over the coming months contracts will be finalised and planning will begin for the next chapter of species discovery.
Bush Blitz funding announcement video
We look forward to working with the taxonomists, traditional owners, land managers, teachers and BHP employees, that make this amazing program such a success.