Bush Blitz Lake Torrens (3)

Herbarium specimens and samples collected on this year’s Bush Blitz expedition to Lake Torrens are currently being processed.  Now that they have been fully dried, pressed specimens will be mounted on acid free paper and silica gel dried leaves for future DNA analyses are stored away safely. The expedition consisted of a team of eleven Bush […]

Bush Blitz Lake Torrens (2)

During the last two weeks, State Herbarium of South Australia staff participated at the Bush Blitz expedition to Lake Torrens. For the second week of the survey, Helen Vonow and Jürgen Kellermann joined the Bush Blitz team, replacing Chelsea Tothill and Chris Brodie who returned to Adelaide. Peter Lang and Dave Armstrong stayed for the full two weeks […]

Bush Blitz Lake Torrens (1)

This year’s Bush Blitz expedition in South Australia targets a large area west of Lake Torrens. Scientists from the State Herbarium of South Australia, the South Australian Museum, Flinders University, The University of Adelaide, Queensland Museum and the National Herbarium of Victoria will explore the area during the next two weeks, surveying plants, fungi, lichens and […]