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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New Mayfly Data Logger and Accessories

We are excited to announce the release of the newest version of the EnviroDIY Mayfly Data Logger and several new accessories: The new logger board is called Mayfly version 1.0, because it’s the first major revision to the design since the beta version 0.5 that was first released in 2016. There are also several changes to the board that make it not backwards-compatible with older hardware. Th...[Read More]

EnviroDIY Summer Camp Helps Students Build Skills and Monitoring Stations

Over the summer, all the stars lined up to make one perfect program: an EnviroDIY camp for high school students in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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.