A successful Bush Blitz expedition, held from 18 to 28 July 2022, investigated what lives in a remote part of Western Australia, approximately 500 km east of Broome. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Wilinggin Country, the Ngarinyin People, who gave the team a Welcome to Country, and thank the managers of the 3 properties […]Read More →
Backyard Species Discovery – a virtual citizen science Bush Blitz
When expeditions were on hold due to COVID-19, the Bush Blitz team organised a virtual expedition to continue adding to our knowledge of Australian biodiversity while keeping everyone busy at home. The project has proved so successful, it will continue for the foreseeable future. While we can’t promise you’ll find a new species, you will […]Read More →
Join the Bush Blitz Scavenger Hunt
This competition is now closed. Find out who won, and see some of their great observations, on our journal post in iNaturalist. 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 […]Read More →
What does a taxonomist do?
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 have your name on it, your doctor wouldn’t know it was yours and might give […]Read More →
Free teacher workshop – Canberra
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 bring topics like classification and biodiversity to life. Teachers will get hands-on experience of activities […]Read More →
Bush Blitz at the Australian National Botanic Gardens!
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 what lives at the Gardens. Visit the scientists in their field lab and discover how […]Read More →