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. If you would like to add a project to our list, Contact Us.

A variety of conservation tasks Find out more
A variety of conservation tasks
Anglers Riverfly Monitoring Initiative Find out more
Anglers Riverfly Monitoring Initiative
Bee Walk Survey Scheme Find out more
Bee Walk Survey Scheme
Spawn Survey Find out more
Spawn Survey
Biological recording in the Outer Hebrides Find out more
Biological recording in the Outer Hebrides
BirdTrack Find out more
BirdTrack
Bog squad Find out more
Bog squad
Cairngorms Scenic Photo Posts Find out more
Cairngorms Scenic Photo Posts
Cairngorms volunteering Find out more
Cairngorms volunteering
Field survey Find out more
Field survey
Footpaths Find out more
Footpaths
Gala Waterways Group Find out more
Gala Waterways Group
Gardenwatch - BTO Find out more
Gardenwatch - BTO
Great British beach clean Find out more
Great British beach clean
Gunnera eradication Find out more
Gunnera eradication
Lichen air quality survey Find out more
Lichen air quality survey
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park volunteering Find out more
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park volunteering
Manual work and contruction volunteers Find out more
Manual work and contruction volunteers
National plant monitoring scheme Find out more
National plant monitoring scheme
Predatory bird monitoring  scheme Find out more
Predatory bird monitoring scheme
Rainfall observers Find out more
Rainfall observers
Roost count Find out more
Roost count
Saving Scotlands red squirrels Find out more
Saving Scotlands red squirrels
Scotland counts Find out more
Scotland counts
Scottish glow worm survey Find out more
Scottish glow worm survey
Scottish invasive species initiative Find out more
Scottish invasive species initiative
Scottish marine animal stranding scheme Find out more
Scottish marine animal stranding scheme
Scottish speckled wood survey Find out more
Scottish speckled wood survey
Sealife survey Find out more
Sealife survey
Silurian Find out more
Silurian
Sunset/sunrise survey Find out more
Sunset/sunrise survey
The breeding bird survey Find out more
The breeding bird survey
The great nurdle hunt Find out more
The great nurdle hunt
The monster map of trees Find out more
The monster map of trees
The wetland bird survey Find out more
The wetland bird survey
Volunteering with NatureScot Find out more
Volunteering with NatureScot
Walk in the park Find out more
Walk in the park
Waterway survey Find out more
Waterway survey
Weather observations website (WOW) Find out more
Weather observations website (WOW)
Whale Track Find out more
Whale Track
Wider countryside butterfly survey Find out more
Wider countryside butterfly survey
Wildlife sightings scheme Find out more
Wildlife sightings scheme