The Scottish Freshwater Hub has so much potential to make a difference to how citizen science and volunteers contribute to addressing environmental problems. Find out more about this hub.
Welcome to the Citizen Science Scottish Freshwater Hub. This is the place to find out everything you want to know, and how to get involved in, citizen science projects in Scottish rivers, lochs and wetlands.
Bloomin’ Algae is a citizen science app that encourages the public and water-related businesses to report the presence of harmful blooms of blue-green algae in freshwaters.
Every February Buglife launches its citizen science project The Hunt for the Northern February Red. The Northern February red stonefly (Brachyptera putata) has its global stronghold in the Scottish Highlands
Rainfall observing is an Interesting and valuable hobby that assists SEPA and the Met Office capture Scotland’s complex rainfall patterns.
Riverfly on the Esk is a citizen science project located on the Lothian Esk which flows through Midlothian and East Lothian. It joins a nationwide network of Riverfly Partnership groups across the UK, monitoring freshwater invertebrates as indicators of river health.
SmartRivers enables volunteer ‘hubs’, supported by an IFM certified training scheme, to sample and analyse invertebrates to a near-professional standard.
Help SEPA to assess water scarcity stress and forecast, monitoring and report of the situation facing Scotland's water resources.