Jo Harding ‘High Country Bush Blitz’

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Thursday, 1 June 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

New species of spiders, from huntsman to jumping spiders are just some of the amazing finds from the Australian Alps Bush Blitz. Jo, from Bush Blitz will share the discoveries from their highest Blitz ever along with stunning photos and video podcast hosted by Bry the Fly Guy.

Jo Harding is the Manager of Bush Blitz and has been running the program since 2010

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Lunchtime talks are held at 12.30 pm every Thursday from February to November.  Talks last for 1 hour.  We welcome donations by gold coins, notes, or electronically. The Friends use donations received at each talk to support Gardens’ programs and development and thank all those who have donated.  Please note: unless otherwise indicated, talks are in the ANBG Theatrette.

It is a good idea to reserve a seat at the talks that you wish to attend; several talks are booked out very quickly.  Bookings can be made from the Friday before the talk until Wednesday night before the talk or until seating limits are reached. 

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The Friends of the ANBG thank the speakers who volunteer their time and talents to further the knowledge of all attending events in the Gardens. Some summaries or PowerPoint presentations of Thursday talks are available to Friends at the ANBG library. Please direct queries about the talks to the Thursday Talks Team: email

The talks are in line with COVID-19 guidelines which can change rapidly.