How to participate?

Your mission is to find as many different plants and animals in your home as possible, from May 22 midnight to May 23 midnight, 48 hours of discovery for all ages! And you don’t have to be an experienced naturalist for this. All you need is a smartphone and an app to download. The artificial intelligence will do the identification work for you!

Participate in 4 steps!


Install the ObsIdentify app.


and activate your smartphone’s GPS.


Search for plants and animals near your home during the weekend of May 22-23.


Take a picture of every plant or animal. The app will help you to recognize the species


Forward your records via the app.

Do you want to know how many different insects, birds and plants you have observed? Go to, log in with your ObsIdentify login details and view all your records!

Join us!

Share your observations on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #HOMEsafari.


#HOMEsafari is an event of the Green Pioneers project of Meise Botanic Garden, a citizen science project financed by the Flemish government, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI).


Meise Botanic Garden requests all participants to respect the current measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Consult (FPS Health) for more information on these current measures.