Protocols are changing, and we are encouraging you to contribute to an international citizen science project run by USA School of Ants.

School of Ants Australia is currently busily processing samples, analysing data and documenting the diversity, distribution and diet preferences of Australia’s dominant ground foraging ants in urban areas. So instead of doing a collection to send to us, wait and see what our research comes up with and…….


Click on the image below to become an international citizen scientist and create your ANT PICNIC


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Latest Ant News

We skittered around Australia in 2015

May 19, 2016 11:18 pm

We ventured out of our nest in Armidale in 2015 and skittered around a big part of Australia. The epic ant trail

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School of Ants citizen science workshops contribute to biodiversity knowledge and inspire action

March 2, 2016 10:50 am

The last weekend in February was full of brain exploding ideas, networking and contributions to citizen science projects for 40 participants

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School of Ants at the Alice Springs Desert SMART EcoFair

August 19, 2015 11:23 pm

School of Ants has recently been exploring the ants of arid Australia, and sharing ant stories with those at the Alice

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Danielle explaining the process of colouring ants

June 9, 2015 11:22 am

Danielle Mills-Waterfield walks us through how she does her ant illustrations for the School of Ants in this blog post. As

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School of Ants at The Planting festival, Woodfordia

June 9, 2015 10:47 am

School of Ants teamed up with Australian ant Art at The Planting festival held at the iconic Woodfordia this long weekend.

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Our new illustrators

April 25, 2015 10:35 pm

School of Ants has some new team members, including two very talented student illustrators. Danielle and Melissa started working with School

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