Welcome to the WILDLABS Community

WILDLABS is home to the global conservation technology community of 6,500 people in 120 countries discussing 1,300 topics like biologging, camera traps, and machine learning. With engaging spaces to ask questions and collaborate together, share your own work, and discover new ideas and innovations, WILDLABS is your platform to connect with #Tech4Wildlife experts and projects from around the world. 

Stephanie O'Donnell

Stephanie O'Donnell

Community Manager

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Our Top Picks

Register now for the new virtual course: Earth Observation 101. Join Dr Cristian Rossi, who will guide you through this four-part lecture series exploring remote sensing for conservation.

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Last year, WILDLABS published the first global, community-sourced assessment of the State of Conservation Technology, which evolved from our annual community survey. Take the 2022 survey to help us build from this...

14 September 2022

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Hi EveryoneJust FYI that right now we now have a SigFox gateway running to create an IoT network at the Los Amigos field station in lowland Peruvian Amazon.  Amazing forest,...

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So, what makes a good camera for an autonomous camera trap for insects?We use a web camera in our system, which seems to work well a lot of the time, it produces...

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Hi everyone!I'm currently working with FFI (Fauna & Flora International) in São Tomé and Príncipe, and a bunch of 'problem' camera traps from the field site have been...

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Conversations & Questions

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Machine Learning for Automated Monitoring of MothsWe are an interdisciplinary team focused on building a centralized platform and library of machine learning tools for moth camera...
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Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects 7 minutes 38 seconds ago
Hello! I am having some inconsistent issues with some of my trail cameras. We have cameras that have SD cards, and are set but take no...
Camera Traps 2 minutes 51 seconds ago
Hi everyone,I'm writing to see if anyone has any experience with using/building hubs that can read multiple SD cards at once? I'm trying to...
Camera Traps, Data management and processing tools  15 hours 13 minutes ago
Hi Carly,There are no built in automatic drop-off mechanism for the tags. We do have customers that have purchased and incorporated the tag into different types of harness and...
Biologging, East Africa Community 3 days 15 hours ago
Oh, if you are interested in SDGs and citizen science interaction, I've got another for you! Given the design challenge, you might actually also check out two papers written about...
Citizen Science 4 days 20 hours ago
As already mentioned by Tom in the first post, we are using the OAK-1 (OpenCV AI Kit) camera in our insect-detecting camera trap. You can find more info about the hardware here....
Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects, Sensors 5 days 6 hours ago
Great work Luke @sheneman! Having a relatively lightweight bit of hardware to run MDv5 on will open up opportunities for many more people. The upfront financial cost of a Jetson...
Camera Traps 5 days 8 hours ago
Hi Jim,Not my area of expertise, but have you considered FTP with a web based client?Two options I found quickly are Net2FTP (which can be installed on your own server) and...
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Citizen Science, Software and Mobile Apps 5 days 11 hours ago
I am looking for a small logger that can collect humidity, temperature, and light levels while being hung from a fishing line over a cliff...
Biologging 5 days 18 hours ago
I only really know about the audio side of things, not sure about incorporating video too. Raven may be something to look into? From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. There's a...
Acoustic Monitoring, Citizen Science, Data management and processing tools , Open Source Solutions, Software and Mobile Apps 5 days 19 hours ago
My most prized camera trap image - a hummingbird caught on camera!
Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects, Camera Traps 5 days 20 hours ago
I would agree that primates probably aren't your biggest concern, animal-destroyer wise. At least in the Malagasy rainforests, lemurs are highly arboreal so if you have trail cams...
Camera Traps 5 days 20 hours ago

Connect & Collaborate

Octophin Digital

Jack of all Trades. I've been a zoo keeper, a conservation geneticist and a web developer who specialises in conservation projects and orgs.

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Portuguese freelancer researcher (CIBIO partner)

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Latest members

Eliot Zvarevashe

Eliot Zvarevashe

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Social Ecology Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning

Ronan Wallace

Ronan Wallace

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Research Scientist applying conservation technology in environmental monitoring and cultural preservation.

helder11a13

helder11a13

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A guy on the way to its way.

Rowan Curry

Rowan Curry

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data scientist & conservation enthusiast volunteering for the felidae conservation fund

Julian Richardson

Julian Richardson

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AI Researcher, mostly NLP, with 30+ years experience

Ideas & Updates

Join us for the fourth and final part of our Earth Observation 101 Virtual Course, where we will discover more about accessing and processing remote sensing data

30 September 2022

Join us for the third part of our Earth Observation 101 Virtual Course, where we will cover two remote sensing case studies

30 September 2022

Join us for the second part of our Earth Observation 101 Virtual Course, where we will delve into the many applications where remote sensing data has been used

30 September 2022

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NSF Activate Fellowship

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Get involved

#Tech4Wildlife Week
Join the 7th Annual Photo Challenge

We're kicking off our annual #Tech4Wildlife Week on Monday 12 September. Join our photo challenge to share your exciting and innovative conservation tech work with our community!

Our annual #Tech4Wildlife Photo Challenge is a weeklong celebration of our community and all the innovative and impactful ways you’re using conservation tech. Every year on Twitter, we bring together community members from around the world to showcase and honor the exciting, unique, and groundbreaking work of conservation tech users and makers alike.

Getting involved is simple - just use the hashtag #Tech4Wildlife on Twitter to share photos and videos of how you use tech in the field, lab, or wherever it is you’re working! This is your chance to show off your projects - big, small, new, or old - and share with our global community the diverse, innovative ways that you’re impacting wildlife conservation with technology of all kinds.

So tell us - or better yet, show us - how are you using #Tech4Wildlife?

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Ellie Warren

We're kicking off our annual #Tech4Wildlife Week on 12 September. Join our photo challenge to share your exciting and innovative conservation tech work with our community!

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4:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm Europe/London

Stephanie O'Donnell

Recording now available! Featuring some of our all time favourite #Tech4Wildlife entries. Come along and hear about drones & whale tags in Antarctica, custom electronics on a...
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Explore & Discover

WILDLABS Collections will help you dive deeper into the conservation tech topics that matter most to you, and find favorite resources from other community members. Start exploring our collections below!

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Rob Appleby

Rob Appleby

Community Member

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