Today I set out in the morning with Seamus Doherty to do a walk in Belair National Park for a hike and to make some observations before the rain set in. For those not from Adelaide, Belair is in the Adelaide hills around 25 minutes from Adelaide City center. The park adjacent is adjacent theContinue reading “Day 2 of the CNC 2020 in Adelaide”
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A Night Walk in the Adelaide Hills
Have you ever set a moth trap before? Earlier this month I made a suggestion that the 26th of April should be Australian moth night as part of the CNC event. Its one of those things that I thought would always be interesting to do, but just never had time to ever give it aContinue reading “A Night Walk in the Adelaide Hills”
Garnering Gold From Gumtrees
There’s gold in them thar gum leaves … yes, under specific circumstances. But knowledge and data is also gold. It’s gold to researchers and we can help them find it. April 24 – 27 is the international City Nature Challenge and during this time people will be asked to collect data via photographs uploaded toContinue reading “Garnering Gold From Gumtrees”
City Nature Challenge 2020 Media Release
CITIZEN AND COMMUNITY SCIENTISTS ACROSS THE GLOBE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CITY NATURE CHALLENGE, APRIL 24-27, 2020 Fifth annual challenge offers an opportunity for people to connect with nature and participate in a collective scientific effort, while safely navigating public health challenges; results will be announced on May 4. “Join the biggest Bioblitz in AustralianContinue reading “City Nature Challenge 2020 Media Release”
There are many bees in Australia how many in your garden?
Describing New Australian Species
If there are an estimated 610,000 species in Australia with 190,000 currently described (31%), how long might it take to have all described?