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…
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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"]  
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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…
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Durack River and Karunjie Stations Western Australia, 2014

November 9, 2016 by Bush Blitz
In May-June 2014, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted at Durack River and Karunjie Stations in the Kimberley, Western Australia. In total 419 species were found that had not previously been recorded for the properties, including 41 species that may…
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BHP Billiton employees get down and dirty with Bush Blitz

September 7, 2016 by Bush Blitz
BHP Billiton employees Aimee Bennett, Candice Burvill, Ingrid Flemons, John Forsyth, Mary Thatcher, Matthew Kavanagh, Peter Olds and Josh Gatt have spent the last week working alongside scientists in the Lake Torrens and Roxby Downs regions of South Australia. They have…
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A jar of eyeballs

September 6, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Day 1 Flying into Roxby Downs, I looked down at the expanse of Lake Torrens from the air and thought......can a barren-looking place like that be home to any life at all? Since then, just two days in, I have…
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