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National Waterbug Blitz Training Workshop - FREE

Australia’s waterways under the magnifying glass!

The National Waterbug Blitz will have scientist and citizen scientists working together to look at river health on a local and national scale!

A FREE Training Workshop is being offered in your local area for volunteers and professionals alike to learn how to collect and identify waterbugs, plus how use the Waterbug App. Then, you’ll have all the skills you need to do you own Waterbug Blitz at your local freshwater waterway!


Introductory Training Workshop

Saturday 15th September 2018 from 10am–3pm at Gleniffer Hall.


RSVP Essential!

RSVP by Thursday 13th September. Limited places available, so get in quick!

Please RSVP using the form below. For any questions regarding bookings, please contact Amy Denshire on 0490 068 685 or [email protected] 


Optional Extra Bug Surveys

RSVP by Thursday 13th September

You’re also welcome to join us at some optional extra bug surveys with our experts (RSVP for these events at the links below):

Kalang Community Hall

Sunday 16th Sept morning. Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/arthur-keogh

Rosewood River site, Thora

Sunday 16th Sept afternoon (carpool from Thora camping area). Please RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/rosewood

Bellinger River at Orama Public School

Monday 17th morningPlease RSVP at www.ozgreen.org.au/orama 


About the Trainers

We have John Gooderham, Cecil Ellis and Ingrid Garland coming for the training workshops and extra surveys - read about the team at https://www.waterbugblitz.org.au/About.


What to Bring

Please bring along:

- Lunch (morning tea will be provided)

- Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent

- Gumboots or waders

- Your smart phone with The Waterbug App downloaded to it – Google Play or iTunes App Store


For More Info

For more information on the National Waterbug Blitz, go to www.waterbugblitz.org.au.

For more information about these events, please contact Ingrid Garland on 0405 761 593 or [email protected].

September 15, 2018 at 10:00am - 4pm
Gleniffer Hall
8 Promised Land Rd
Gleniffer, NSW 2454
Google map and directions
Amy Denshire · · 0490 068 685
Dany Alarab Erin Masters

Will you come?