Welcome to the WILDLABS Community

WILDLABS is home to the global conservation technology community of 7,000 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. Explore

Stephanie O'Donnell

Stephanie O'Donnell

Community Manager

Welcome to our community!

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Our Top Picks

Welcome to our new Conservation Tech Showcase, a series highlighting innovative and impactful projects from outstanding organizations around the world.

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We are looking for an experienced Programme Development Manager to join our team and help us grow our organisation's impact. The ideal candidate will have a passion for wildlife conservation and technology, and a...

5 May 2023

We're so excited to get a chance to see some fellow wildlabbers in person at the International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda this July! For those...

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We've now wrapped our 2023 AI for Conservation Office Hours, where we helped conservationists connect with AI experts to get tailored expert advice on AI and ML problems in their projects

11 May 2023

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Recording available! On 18th May, Howard Frederick, a conservation biologist working with the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute answered the question ' How do I create an aerial survey flight plan for wildlife...

9 May 2023

Conversations & Questions

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I have not looked into that. Thank you so much!
Camera Traps, Data management and processing tools 4 minutes 44 seconds ago
Hello Wildlabers!I am trying to break into the ocean conservation tech world, and would love to hear about your tales of triumph breaking...
Early Career 1 hour 41 minutes ago
Hi Stephan,Good to know you have considered the OpenCollar trackers. It is true that currently we do not provide the CollarEdge for new deployments on lion. We have found that...
Sensors 1 hour 58 minutes ago
ooooh! Not sure when I'll be getting to Kigali still, but definitely interested in at least the networking event! Might be a last minute addition to the workshop if I get down...
Community Base 5 hours 36 minutes ago
Carly, that would be great! Thanks! I work with soundscapes and love the work of Rainforest Connection! I'll send you an email (@CUNY) to coordinate!
Acoustic Monitoring, AI for Conservation, Conservation Tech Training and Education, Drones, eDNA & Genomics, Emerging Tech, Remote Sensing & GIS 7 hours 11 minutes ago
Hi @tessa_rhinehart Apologies, only just saw this message. Did you end up getting the firmware. I know the Frontier Lab guys and can possibly reach out to them if you are...
Acoustic Monitoring 7 hours 33 minutes ago
The Arts, Culture, Technology and Climate Change. Do they have a place together and can they successfully intersect to generate new...
Climate Change, Community Base, East Africa Community, Emerging Tech, Software and Mobile Apps 10 hours 49 minutes ago
Nearly the year anniversary - Just 29 days away from when I first wrote this reply! We have made some major updates and also we are bringing forward new productsAll of Ceres Tags...
Climate Change 1 day 15 hours ago
I will be there! No booth or anything but I will bring along some FieldKits (both terrestrial and underwater). I would love to meet up for a conservation tech happy hour. I think...
Community Base 1 week ago
OK, thanks!
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Camera Traps, Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects 1 week 1 day ago
Hi Donya! You might check out the Conservation Tech Directory to see what projects/organizations/tools best align with your interests and skills.
Acoustic Monitoring, AI for Conservation, Camera Traps, Drones 1 week 2 days ago
Hello Donya :) Welcome to WILDLABS! Great to hear about your experience as a machine learning developer and interest in volunteering to help the planet using AI. I...
Early Career 1 week 3 days ago

Connect & Collaborate

I'm a Geospatial Data Scientist that uses data to solve wildlife problems.

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@alaska_melanie | Geospatial ecologist, conservationist, cartographer, birder. Program Director, Bird Migration Explorer @audubonsociety.

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Earth worm lover, passionate about the wellbeing of our communities and our planet

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Software engineer looking to help a project implement and leverage technology for wildlife conservation.

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Remote sensing ecologist and program coordinator for professional MS degree

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Android/Full Stack Engineer working with a major company but wanting more for the world he lives in. I'm a long time hiker, camper, wildlife volunteer and animal foster parent who just wants to stop feeling like I'm on the sidelines while the things I love disappear.

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Latest members

Jeremiah Kennedy

Jeremiah Kennedy

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Biologist and naturalist with expertise in bioacoustics and birds and an interest in ecosystems and restoration

Tiroyaone Albertinah Matsika

Tiroyaone Albertinah Matsika

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A biodiversity conservation researcher with immense interest in agroecology, alien and invasive species, human wildlife conflict, species conservation, ecosystems sustenance and restoration.

Hirari Sasaki

Hirari Sasaki

Working for India's Forestry and Biodiversity Sector as a country officer of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Susan Chege Reuben

Susan Chege Reuben

I am young, dedicated conservationists, a bachelor degree in wildlife Management from College of African Wildlife Management -Mweka. Born in Kilimanjaro Tanzania. I see myself as indebted to conserve wildlife and other environmental resources for the present and future generation

Simatwa Ngachi

Simatwa Ngachi

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I am a Media Creative with over 15 years work experience in the commercial and environmental sector. I love turning stories into visuals be it pictures, videos or simple animations.

Angelamercy Baltazary

Angelamercy Baltazary

I am an assistant lecturer at the Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation within the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM) . I have passion, skills and knowledge in biodiversity and wildlife conservation

Ideas & Updates

Field Inclusive, Inc. is offering a $2000 travel award to students to attend bird-focused conferences, workshops, and trainings. Interested acoustic monitoring community members should apply by July 31st for...

2 June 2023

Cefas is seeking a Director to lead the development and application of innovative, data-driven approaches for marine and freshwater monitoring efforts.

2 June 2023

In this Conservation Tech Showcase case study from Ashored Innovations, we’ll learn how conservation technology is transforming fishing techniques to safeguard marine wildlife. 

1 June 2023

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Tech Tutors Season 4
East Africa

Are you looking for ways to grow your conservation technology knowledge and skills this year? Tech Tutors: East Africa is your opportunity to learn practical skills and steps that will become the building blocks you need to push your conservation tech work and research forward! 

Our live season of Tech Tutors runs through to the end of May! For our next live event, join us on Thursday 11th May, 4PM EAT|2PM BST where Dr. Richard Lamprey, a consultant with IUCN, will answer the question: 'How do I get started with systematic reconnaissance flights (SRFs) for wildlife surveys?'. This tutorial will explore the different aspects of aerial surveys, including their significance, ways to ensure precision and accuracy, techniques for counting from aerial platforms, methods of analyzing SRF survey data, and much more!

Want to join us this week? Register here!

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!

5 May 2022

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Best Practice Guides

Stephanie O'Donnell

17 February 2023

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3 August 2022

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Rob Appleby

Rob Appleby

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