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

Tips & Pointers

Sharing what we’ve learned so that others don’t have to reinvent the wheel.

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.

Increase Data Quality From Your Meter Hydros 21 CTD Sensor With These Tips

Regular cleaning of your EnviroDIY Monitoring Station sensors is the most important step in making sure you are collecting meaningful data.

Protecting EnviroDIY Monitoring Stations From Beaver Damage

One area of vulnerability for EnviroDIY Monitoring Stations is rodent damage and in particular beavers. Beaver tend to bite anything that gets in their way while in the water and they have very sharp teeth!

Building a Continuous Temperature Logger with the EnviroDIY Mayfly

This document outlines what you will need to build a Continuous Temperature Logger with the EnviroDIY Mayfly Data Logger. This is a great EnviroDIY starter project and utilizes the Mayfly Data Logger and a OneWire Temperature Sensor.

How-To Videos for River Monitoring

This collection of videos produced by the Stroud Center will help jump-start your water monitoring efforts.

Building a Low-Cost Electrical Conductivity Sensor Using the Mayfly Platform

A low-cost electrical conductivity sensor using the Mayfly platform was developed in part to support efforts to study the effects of stormwater runoff into Great Marsh in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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