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Alien invasion

Photograph evidence of where a non-native plant or animal has invaded a local ecosystem. Produce a ‘spotter’s guide’ to these invasive species. 

Points: 50 Photographer Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
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Animal:garbage ratio

Explore a local stream, river or lake looking for trash and animals. How many birds, mammals, fish and reptiles do you find for every piece of human waste?

Points: 50 Freshwater Explorer by: Geography Awareness Week
Anywhere mission

Choose your favourite flower

Find your favourite wild flower. Let it know how you feel about it.

Points: 50 Nature by: .Mission:Explore
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Dog survey

Carry out a dog survey in two different parks.

Points: 50 Mission:Explore Dogs by: .Mission:Explore
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Ghost wood

They say that the suburbs are areas where “they chop down trees and then name streets after them.” Can you find the hidden trees in your own suburban or inner city area? 

Points: 50 Mapping Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
Region mission

How polluted is the air around us?

Discover how polluted the local air is by identifying lichens growing on trees.

Points: 350 OPAL nature explorer badge by: OPAL
Anywhere mission

ID a problem

Identify a problem that faces young people in your area: homelessness, kids without school supplies, lack of playgrounds or another issue. 

Points: 50 Take action! Badge by: Geography Awareness Week
Anywhere mission

Investigate Archaeoacoustics

Hear and record sounds that would have been heard 100, 1000 or even 10,000 years ago.

Points: 50 Time Traveller by: .Mission:Explore
Region mission

Species Quest

Scientists need your help to find six important bugs. Can you find one of them? If you spot one, take a photo and submit your observation online.

Points: 350 OPAL nature explorer badge by: OPAL
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Training 05: Being a Mission:Explorer

Training step 5: What it means to be a Mission:Explorer.

Points: 50 Basic Training by: .Mission:Explore