The ‘Discovering Nature on my Doorstep’ project will give anyone in Glasgow’s Southside the chance to borrow high-tec equipment for free, to discover some of the amazing wildlife all around them.

Take a look below to see some of the wildlife you could see on your doorstep using our equipment. The first image is a Peppered Moth to the right of the coin.

Available Equipment

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Quantity: 4

Adventurer II WP

You can see animals from far away. We also have 10 pairs of compact binoculars and a Telescope which have been donated.

Motion Sensing Cameras

Quantity: 2

Browning Recon Force 4K

Can record or take a photo when motion is sensed. Works at day or night.

Bat Detectors

Quantity: 2

Echo Meter Touch 2
Connects to an iPad or iPhone and tells you the species of bats nearby

Quantity: 3

Magenta Bat 4
Picks up bats echolocation and translates into an audio we can hear

Moth Catching Materials

Quantity: 2

Compact 20w Skinner Trap
Safely catch and release moths. We supply the batteries required to power the trap.

Quantity: 2

Moth Identification Chart
Try identify some of those moths you catch.

Specimen Tubs are also included with this equipment to allow moths to be viewed safely before release.

Please also have a look at out Supporters page to see what organisations have supported the project and given discounts. A massive thank you from us to these organisations!