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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Great Victoria Desert SA, 2017

August 29, 2019 by Bush Blitz
In September 2017, a Bush Blitz was conducted on Maralinga Tjarutja Lands in the Great Victoria Desert, South Australia. More than 1600 species were recorded and at least 50 of those may be completely new to science (6 bees, 2…
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ACT Bush Blitz highlights video

February 26, 2019 by Bush Blitz
These Bush Blitz TeachLive teachers are holding a Macleay's Spectre Stick Insect (Extatosoma tiaratum) they met at the ACT Bush Blitz community day. For more highlights of the ACT Bush Blitz, held in November and December 2018, take a look…
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Mungo National Park NSW, 2017

February 13, 2019 by Bush Blitz
During August and September 2017, a Bush Blitz took place at Mungo National Park in south-western NSW. Scientists recorded approximately 321 species, 153 of which had not previously been recorded in the area. The report mentions that 32 of the…
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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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