National Waterbug Blitz
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What is the Waterbug Blitz?

The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia’s first nationwide waterway monitoring event. 

In spring each year, Australians are encouraged to become ‘citizen scientists’ and investigate how healthy their local waterways and wetlands are, simply by exploring and identifying what waterbugs they contain.  The type and number of waterbugs found in a waterway can tell us a lot about how healthy that waterway is.

Anyone can participate!


The Waterbug App2  Kalang River Waterbug Blitz




The Waterbug App UPGRADE is available now!

Download The Waterbug App for identifying and uploading your data to let us know the health of your waterway!

The Waterbug App

Download on the App Store       Get it on Google Play

Find out how to get involved, as anyone can participate.

Check out our Waterbug Blitz Training Workshop events calendar to see if there is a workshop in your local area - more to come in 2019!

It's not essential to complete training to do Waterbug Blitz.


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