As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis we have reviewed how we can deliver this project in a way that meets the restrictions imposed by Government. We are pleased to offer a modified version of the project that takes into account social distancing guidelines etc. Please do not let this put you off! We are taking all precautions necessary to keep you safe!
Check out the Gallery page to see some amazing photos and videos of local wildlife and contact us directly via the ‘Contact Us’ page to take part!
Launched in February 2020 and funded through the Future Routes Fund (SNH, Re-Route and Young Scot) the ‘Discovering Nature on my Doorstep’ project will give young people on Glasgow’s Southside the chance to use high-tec equipment to discover some of the amazing wildlife all around them.
Participants will be able to:
> use specialist recording equipment to listen to bats;
> use infra-red trail cameras to capture pictures of animals active after dark;
> use moth traps to safely collect and view the spectacularly coloured moths that fly around gardens at night; and
> upload their pictures and recordings onto wildlife websites and contribute to ‘Citizen Science’
This is a unique project, run by young people, for young people. Our mission is to showcase the amazing wildlife around us and to encourage people to care for and protect it.
We are Michael, Jack and Eilidh, three young naturalists from Glasgow. Find out more about us on the ‘Project Team‘ page.