Volunteers tackling digitisation of collections

18 April, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

Digitisation of collections continues as DigiVol reaches 3,000 registered volunteers.

Image: Volunteers tackling digitisation of collections

Sea Search app launched by Parks Victoria

28 February, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

Volunteers can now use the new Sea Search app to help monitor and protect Victoria’s rich marine parks.

Image: Sea Search app launched by Parks Victoria

Watch out buzz bee, there’s a spider in the house…

22 January, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science, Collections

Citizen scientist witnesses world-first home-share between wolf spider and bee.

Image: Watch out buzz bee, there’s a spider in the house…

Spotlight on ALA users: Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate, Australian Museum

4 May, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile, Citizen science

Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate with the Australian Museum, and a guide and palaeontologist at Jenolan Caves, is using the ALA to record biodiversity in the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve, near Oberon, NSW.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Dr Anne Musser, Honorary Research Associate, Australian Museum

Spotlight on ALA users: Amateur photographer Steve Dew

18 April, 2016 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile, Citizen science

Have you ever wondered who else is using the Atlas of Living Australia? For our new blog series Spotlight on Users, we looked through our recent sightings and contacted contributors to find out how and why they use the ALA.

Image: Spotlight on ALA users: Amateur photographer Steve Dew