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Are you ready to help save Australia's Biodiversity?
To celebrate National Science Week (12-20th August), QuestaGame and Australia's botanic gardens are holding the Great Australian Biodiversity Challenge, 2017.
The challenge is open to players of all ages. Join a botanic garden 'clan' today for your chance to win xxxxxx prizes.
Your quest is to find and/or identify as many animals, plants and other living things as you can during National Science Week, 12th-20th August, 2017. Sightings can be from anywhere in Australia, and are not limited to botanic gardens.
Submit your sightings through the fun outdoor mobile app, QuestaGame.
You'll receive expert feedback - and we'll score your sightings based on their rarity, for location and season.
Winning Botanic Garden Clan - Prize TBA
Highest overall score for a botanic garden clan from both submitted sightings and identifications
Overall Champion - Prize TBA
Highest overall score for an individual from both submitted sightings and identifications
Champion Spotter - Prize TBA
Highest score from submitted sightings
Champion Identifier - Prize TBA
Highest score from sightings identified
Best photo of an iconic Australian species - Prize TBA
As judged through QuestaGame Facebook page.
What else is in it for me?
The Great Australian Biodiversity Challenge will empower you to experience, learn about, and protect the wonder that is Australia's biodiversity. You'll be taken on an adventure into nature, where you'll see the life around you in a whole new light.
experience nature on real outdoor adventures.
learn life's secrets with expert feedback on all your sightings.
help protect the environment as your sightings contribute to biodiversity research.
Participating Botanic Gardens
For every sighting correctly identified through QuestaGame’s human-intelligence system, the BioExpertise Engine - or through an official QuestaGame partner site - the Pays to Know Nature Fund makes a donation to the environmental organisation of the participant’s choice. Our partners include:
Banner image by QuestaGamer - Melinda, used under CC BY-NC