The BowerBird.org.au site for sharing and discussing biodiversity is closing down after more than 10 years, but its citizen science community will continue to thrive. Dr Ken Walker, the Senior Curator of Entomology at Museums Victoria and founder of BowerBird, shares some of his favourite discovery stories with us and explains how BowerBird users are continuing to participate in biodiversity science through iNaturalist.
A new open access book explores the active participation of the public in science, innovation and society, including a case study from the Atlas of Living Australia.
The largest local government in Australia, Brisbane City Council, has chosen the Atlas of Living Australia as its approved corporate platform for environmental data storage, collection and analysis.
The Condamine Alliance is working with Nature Refuge landowners to teach best practice environmental monitoring using the ALA’s BioCollect tool.