Become a citizen scientist

Become a citizen scientist

HabiMappers (c) Nick Turner

Nature needs you! Let's get counting!

Its vital now more than ever that we understand what is happening on the ground in terms of species populations and habitat quality to keep track of declines or disease outbreak! Scientists are working their darndest to keep track of natures movements, however they need your help if they are going to understand the changes in biodiversity and abundance of species throughout the county in real time.

Below we have provided resources and links for you to get involved and help identify species and habitats, simultaneously helping nature and learning lots along the way!

About HabiMap

The habimap surveying program is an ambitious mission bringing citizens and experts together to identify the wonderful habitats that exist across the county and establish habitats that need help!

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GCER

The habimap surveying program is an ambitious mission bringing citizens and experts together to identify the wonderful habitats that exist across the county and establish habitats that need help!

Record your sighting here

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Gloucestershire Centre for Environmental Records (GCER)

The GCER collect, collate and analyse a huge range of information about wild plants, animals and habitats found throughout the county. Their growing database underpins the evidence which we as Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust need in order to prioritise and carry out our important work to help wildlife and nature thrive once more! 
 

iNaturalist

Help scientists by taking pictures of wildlife where you live or whilst out and about. Keep track of your findings and join the iNaturalist community in learning about the wonders of nature! 

Get snapping!

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