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 App and how to get involved!

Download The Waterbug App for identifying and learning about the waterbugs you find! Soon you'll be able to upload your data via the App!

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

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

but you can see if there area Waterbug Blitz Training Workshop events in your area!





  Come and join the National Waterbug Blitz!Download The Waterbug App today!