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National Waterbug Blitz 27 September 2018

27 September 2018 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Frank Robinson Park
Dungog NSW 2420

Australia’s waterways under the magnifying glass!

Spring into a Waterbug Blitz in your local area!

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

You are invited to an Introductory Workshop to learn how to collect and identify waterbugs, plus how to use the Waterbug App.

Then, you’ll have all the skills you need to do your own Waterbug Blitz at your local freshwater waterway!

Participants are to please bring along on the day:

– A folding chair

– Food & water/drinks for the day for yourself

– Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent – you will be working outdoors!!!

– Gumboots or waders

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

For more information on the National Waterbug Blitz, go to

Your Introductory Workshop will be held on

Thursday 27th September

Frank Robinson Park*, Dungog

10:00am – 3:00pm

To RSVP, please contact

Jane Lloyd-Jones on 4938 4958 or

by 20th September

Limited places available, so be quick!

* Frank Robinson Memorial Park is on Stroud Hill Rd, on the left hand side heading out of Dungog towards Stroud