Win prizes as you compete to map the biodiversity around the University of Melbourne campuses.
The Wildversity Spring Challenge starts in National Science Week (12 August), and runs until 30 November, 2017. It is free for all Wildversity clan members.
To join the action simply:
Step 1. Download QuestaGame (it's free)
Step 2. Join the Wildversity clan (it's free)
Step 3. Submit sightings of the life you find as you explore the University of Melbourne campuses, using the QuestaGame app.
Step 4. Help identify others' sightings, through the 'QuestaLab' within the QuestaGame app , or through bee.questagame.com.
...and it's that easy! Any sightings you make on University of Melbourne Campuses, as well as identifications you help with, during the challenge period will improve your chance to win prizes! Read the challenge's rules here.
Your quest is to find and identify as much life as you can this Spring!
Submit your sightings through the fun outdoor mobile app, QuestaGame.
You'll receive expert feedback and points for your sightings based on their rarity, for location and season.
Sightings are verified through QuestaGame's network of experts.
Champion spotter - Prize TBA
Highest overall score based on sightings submitted.
Champion identifier - Prize TBA
Highest overall score based on sightings identified.
Best find - Prize TBA
Highest scoring individual sighting.
Best photo - Prize TBA
As judged through QuestaGame's Facebook page.
Why join the challenge?
The Wildversity Spring Challenge will empower you to experience, learn about, and protect the biodiverstiy of the University of Melbourne. 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 secrets of the life around you with expert feedback on all your sightings.
help protect the environment
your sightings will contribute to biodiversity research.
your entry fee will help support QuestaGame's environmental partners (learn how).
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: