Wilinggin–West Kimberley expedition

The Bush Blitz team has just returned from another successful expedition. From 18 to 28 July 2022, we investigated what lives in a remote part of Western Australia, approximately 500 km east of Broome.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Wilinggin Country, the Ngarinyin People, who gave the team a Welcome to Country, and thank the managers of the 3 properties we visited for their cooperation:

Charnley River–Artesian Range Wildlife Sanctuary, managed by Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) – also the location of base camp;
Parts of the Wilinggin Indigenous Protected Area that wrap around the western, northern and eastern boundaries of the Sanctuary, managed by Wilinggin Aboriginal Corporation;
Wunaamin Conservation Park, managed by WA Parks and Wildlife Service

Staff from these 3 organisations, plus Wilinggin Traditional Owners and rangers, ...more ↓

Posted on August 03, 2022 03:46 AM by bushblitz bushblitz | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Bush Blitz is Australia’s largest species discovery program - a partnership between the Australian Government, BHP and Earthwatch. Bush Blitz takes expert taxonomists on expeditions to remote locations to record plants and animals. Now anyone can join the Bush Blitz team on a virtual expedition, from anywhere in Australia! ...more ↓

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