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The National Waterbug Blitz

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Monitor Australian rivers using waterbugs.

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  • Ongoing
Citizen ScienceNature & OutdoorsBiologyEcology & Environmentpollutionriverwetlandfreshwaterecologywaterbugsfreshwater macroinvertebratesbushfire
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The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia’s first nationwide waterway monitoring event.
Australians are encouraged to use The Waterbug App to investigate how healthy their local waterways and wetlands are, simply by exploring and identifying what waterbugs they contain. Waterbugs offer a good indicator of a number of impacts and can provide simple ecological samples when investigating the impacts of land use and severe landscape impacts such as drought, nutrification, pollution and bushfires (most recently).

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Ticket Required: No

Minimum Age: 13

Languages: English

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