Biodiversity Month

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Celebrate Biodiversity Month!

Source: University of Sydney

Australia is one of the 17 countries in the world that is considered ‘mega diverse’ by the United Nations and is home to approximately 700,000 species, many of which are not found anywhere else on the planet. Conserving our remaining biodiversity is crucial for the health of the planet, the economy, and of future generations. 

Here’s how you can celebrate and protect all the wonderful plants and animals that make up our vibrant ecosystem this National Biodiversity Month. 

  • be a Citizen Scientist! go on a 'Bioblitz' in your area by observing and identifying native flora & fauna
  • log your observations with iNaturalistAU
  • learn about First Nations Ecological Practices & Culture
  • start a composting system at your home, school or work 
  • journal, photograph and draw wildflowers 
  • remove invasive weeds from bushland  
  • host a clean up of your local natural area
  • many more exciting activities! 


Date & Time

Starts:  Sep 1, 2024 00:00 (ET)
Ends:  Sep 30, 2024 23:59 (ET)
Associated with  National