Our Projects

Swift Mapper

The purpose of the Swift Mapper smartphone app is to record the location of swifts and swift nest sites around the UK. This information can then be used to monitor distribution and population…

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Hedgehog Mapper

British hedgehogs are in trouble. Their numbers have declined dramatically in recent years. Conservation charity London Wildlife Trust is now recording where hedgehogs can be found across the…

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Long Forest

As part of the Long Forest project, run by Keep Wales Tidy, this app allows you to help with the surveying of hedgerows across Wales.  It will help build vital information about the condition…

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Pooper Snooper

Welcome to Pooper Snooper, a project that seeks to empower people to tackle a messy problem. Dog waste is a significant problem in the UK.  There are approximately 8.5 million dogs in the country…

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Mammal Mapper

Little is still known of the distribution and population trends of most mammals. This free app, created by The Mammal Society, can be used to help address this problem.

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Ancient Animals

Few of the animals that we see around us today are ‘native’. Many animals that used to roam our shores have been brought to extinction and, in their place, others have been introduced. Very…

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Whale Track

We have built the Whale Track app and web portal to allow anyone to submit sightings of marine megafauna on the west coast of Scotland. Why not get involved today!  By taking part in this project…

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Serengeti Tracker

This exciting project lead by scientists at Glasgow University is helping to collect valuable data on some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife, in one of its flagship reserves – Serengeti…

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Cotswold Water Park

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles, with more than 150 lakes, set across the countryside of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire. If you’re visiting the Park…

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Blooms for Bees

Blooms for Bees is a citizen science project to promote and improve gardening for bumblebees. Download the app and visit the website to explore which bumblebee species visit gardens and allotments,…

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Wisecam

The WISECAM app enables people who are interested in monitoring their local waterway to collect and upload simple data on water quality and river conditions. Data may be collected using either…

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BatsCount

BatsCount is a new app that will help people such as consultants and members of ringing groups record bat data in an efficient and standardised way. The app is intended to simplify the way that…

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DECODE Dementia

Decode Dementia has been created to enable GPs to identify patients with dementia more effectively. This is underpinned by a Bayesian mathematical formula which updates each individual patient’s…

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CHASM

CHASM is an integrated slope hydrology/slope stability software package. The software has been written to assist in the estimation of controls on slope stability. CHASM is designed to help users…

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Diabetes Diagnostics

Diabetes Diagnostics is an app that is helping clinicians across the globe make more accurate diagnosis of rare forms of diabetes, paving the way for better treatment for patients.

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Libby’s Lab

Made exclusively for the iPad this app makes science fun for kids and is designed for parents and their children to use together at home.  The app guides you through a series of interesting,…

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SEWeb – Soil Erosion

Soil is one of our most undervalued assets.  But it is critical both to the overall health of the environment and to us.  This project seeks to gather more information on where and how our…

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SEWeb – Rainfall Observers

SEPA work in partnership with the Met Office to oversee a network of volunteer rainfall observers spread across Scotland.  Scotland has a very complex and variable climate and our understanding…

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Solent Birds

The aim of the Solent Birds project is to understand the importance of the network of high tide roost sites and inland feeding areas within the Solent for the conservation of the overwintering…

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Sealife Tracker

The Sealife Tracker project aims to collect much needed data on both invasive and climate change indicator marine species around the UK coastline.  Due to the scale of the coastline and the…

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AquaInvaders

Our rivers, streams, lakes and ponds are under increasing pressure from invasive non-native species. Using AquaInvaders you will be able to help the Environment Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage…

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MoorSIGHTS

MoorSIGHTS is part of a series of 4 apps produced for the Moors for the Future project. The four apps have been developed to help visitors to the moors learn more about the plants, wildlife…

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MoorMOSS

MoorMOSS is part of a series of 4 apps produced for the Moors for the Future project. The four apps have been developed to help visitors to the moors learn more about the plants, wildlife and…

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MoorPLANTS

MoorPLANTS is part of a series of 4 apps produced for the Moors for the Future project. The four apps have been developed to help visitors to the moors learn more about the plants, wildlife and…

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MoorWILD

MoorWILD is part of a series of 4 apps produced for the Moors for the Future project. The four apps have been developed to help visitors to the moors learn more about the plants, wildlife and…

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iRecord Ladybirds

Please note that iRecord Ladybirds has now been removed from the app stores.  There are currently no plans that we are aware of to update it. The UK Ladybird Survey was launched in 1968.  It…

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iRecord Grasshoppers

In the British Isles there are 27 native species of Orthoptera (grasshoppers and crickets) and a number of non-native, naturalised species.  This app will help you to identify and record all…

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iRecord Butterflies

iRecord Butterflies is a free app that will guide you through the identification of any butterfly that you see in the UK and allows you to add your sighting to millions of other valuable records…

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Mammal Tracker

Help the Mammal Society to collect more data on the distribution and abundance of the UK’s mammal species.  Each record received helps paint a clearer picture of how our furry friends…

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River Obstacles

We need your help to find obstacles in rivers and determine whether they present a threat to fish migration. Your records will help the partner organisations to identify obstacles that can…

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BeeMapp

Bees are having a hard time of it these days. And understanding your colonies is essential to ensure healthy hives and happy bees.  This app, built for researchers at Exeter University, works…

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PlantTracker

This project was designed to help combat the spread of the UK’s most problematic invasive, non-native plant species. Over 25,000 unique records collected since August 2012 Featured…

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