Welcome to EnviroDIY, a community for do-it-yourself environmental science and monitoring. EnviroDIY is part of WikiWatershed, a web toolkit designed to help citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, researchers, educators, and students advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water. New to EnviroDIY? Start here

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My Experience Building an EnviroDIY Monitoring Station

Computer program downloading and circuit board wiring were not my forte, so the first thing I did was enlist the help of the most tech-savvy people I know.

The Wide, Wide World of DIY (and DIT)

DIY is in many cases a misnomer; in reality, we Do-It-Together: bringing people together to develop and share environmental monitoring and measurement systems.

The “Frankenlog” Network: A Forest Floor Ecohydrology Sensor Network Using the Mayfly Data Logger

Understanding how forest floor management decisions impact ecosystem processes is difficult since long-term data on silvicultural impacts are sparse.

Tracking River Flow with GPS

Travel distance is critical for studying many aspects of river ecosystems, and sometimes it’s more accurate to measure, not just predict, how far river water travels over time.

Evaluating Maxbotix Ultrasonic Sensors for Monitoring Stream Base Flow

We evaluated the positives and negatives of using Maxbotix MB7389 ultrasonic sensors for monitoring baseflow stream levels.

Virtual Do-It-Together Workshop Helps Citizen Scientists Get Monitoring Faster

This was the first workshop of its kind in which attendees were guided through the entire process of assembling, programming, and installing an EnviroDIY monitoring station from start to finish.