It is important for citizens to get involved in looking after the environment, because we are all part of it, everything we need comes from it, and everything we do changes it. Discover how you can get involved in Scotland’s environment.
You can help to collect the data and information that will improve our understanding of Scotland’s environment by taking part in a ‘citizen science’ project. Or you can get involved in ‘citizen action’ projects that help to protect and improve our environment. Project finder helps you find the activity you would like to get involved in.
The environment needs you! Get involved in recording your observations about the local environment to help us understand how it is changing. Data is needed on many different environmental issues, and you can submit your data in different ways.
Get involved! You can improve your understanding of the environment and learn new skills; meet new people who have similar interests to your own; improve both your health and wellbeing. Here are link to freely available resources to help you get involved in citizen science and action.