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Get outside with these Raspberry Pi summer projects

Reading Time: 5 minutes Summer is fast approaching – and that’s the perfect excuse to get building. Whether you want to spy on your local wildlife, upgrade your vegetable patch, or feed your fish when you’re off on a weekend break, Raspberry Pi and a handful of add-ons make a great starting point. The latest issue of The MagPi […]

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Monitoring bees with a Raspberry Pi and BeeMonitor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Keeping an eye on bee life cycles is a brilliant example of how Raspberry Pi sensors help us understand the world around us, says Rosie Hattersley The setup featuring an Arduino, RF receiver, USB cable and Raspberry Pi Getting to design and build things for a living sounds like a dream job, especially if it […]

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The Nest Box: DIY Springwatch with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, lots and lots of you shared your Raspberry Pi builds with us on social media using the hashtag #IUseMyRaspberryPiFor. Jay Wainwright from Liverpool noticed the conversation and got in touch to tell us about The Nest Box, which uses Raspberry Pi to bring impressively high-quality images and video from British bird boxes to […]

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Naturebytes’ weatherproof Pi and camera case

Reading Time: 2 minutes Naturebytes are making their weatherproof Wildlife Cam Case available as a standalone product for the first time, a welcome addition to the Raspberry Pi ecosystem that should take some of the hassle out of your outdoor builds. Weatherproofing digital making projects People often use Raspberry Pis and Camera Modules for outdoor projects, but weatherproofing your […]

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Build a solar-powered nature camera for your garden

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring has sprung, and with it, sleepy-eyed wildlife is beginning to roam our gardens and local woodlands. So why not follow hackster.io maker reichley’s tutorial and build your own solar-powered squirrelhouse nature cam? Inspiration “I live half a mile above sea level and am SURROUNDED by animals…bears, foxes, turkeys, deer, squirrels, birds”, reichley explains in his tutorial. […]