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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. 

 
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Win xxxxx prizes

 

Image: QuestaGamer - Andrew Mc, used under CC BY-NC

 

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.

 
Image: QuestaGamer - Robbi and Elisa, used under CC BY-NC

Image: QuestaGamer - Robbi and Elisa, used under CC BY-NC

Prizes

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.

Sponsors

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Participating Botanic Gardens

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QuestaGame Partners

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