The BetterflyBox2024-01-31T19:57:09+00:00

The BetterflyBox

The BetterflyBox is a positive-impact ecological box designed to enable businesses, institutions and individuals to create and customise their own biodiversity micro-ecosystem. Whether on a balcony, a roof or in a garden, this box offers the possibility of transforming the space into a welcoming haven for flora and fauna.

With the BetterflyBox, you can help protect the environment while adding a natural touch to your living or working space.

Discover what our BetterflyBox is made of

In our BetterflyBox

  • A small insect hotel

  • A nesting box

  • Seeds for pollinators

  • Paintbrushes

  • Paints

  • A biodiversity guide

In our App

The BetterflyBox comes with a practical mobile app that guides you through the management of your biodiversity bubble. It allows you to :

  • Identifying and referencing flora and fauna

  • Get involved in actions to support biodiversity in a fun way

  • Join a community of nature lovers

  • Track the impact of your bubble on biodiversity using satellite observations

Tech & Data at the service of biodiversity in Europe

Une fois votre bulle de biodiversité installée dans votre jardin, sur votre toit ou sur votre balcon, téléchargez notre application BetterflyBox et géolocalisez votre bulle.

Grâce à votre application, vous pourrez photographier, identifier et référencer les insectes, les oiseaux et les nouvelles espèces florales qui apparaissent dans votre micro-écosystème du vivant.

Grâce à nos fonctionnalités de Gaming, vous pourrez de façon ludique devenir un champion de la biodiversité dans votre ville et découvrir une communauté d’amis de la nature près de chez vous.

En connexion avec l’open data hub européen Copernicus, nous surveillons par satellite la progression du vivant dans les zones où se trouvent nos bulles et nous analysons avec vous, l’impact sur la biodiversité locale.

How does it work ?

FAQ

Installing your grease ball2024-01-24T16:35:36+00:00

1. Cut 5 pieces of cord

2. Tie them together with a knot at the end.

3. Place your string connection in the centre of your hand and place the ball on it.

4. Pass each string around the ball and tie a knot.

5. And that’s it! Now all you have to do is hang your grease ball from a tree or on your balcony.

Mobile application installation2024-01-24T16:25:37+00:00

Once you have customised and installed your biodiversity bubble, proceed to install the application

1. Scan the QR code and install the app

Each BetterflyBox contains a QR code and a unique barcode

Or click on one of the buttons

2. Introduction

When you first use it, you’ll see 5 screens.

  • Welcome to the BetterflyBox application
  • Activate your Box and install your Eco-Bubble
  • Activating the geolocation of your bubble
  • Participate and contribute to the repopulation of birds and insects
  • Share your photos on the application

3. Configuring your BetterflyBox

1. Create your account

You can create an anonymous account, use your Facebook account or your Apple account linked to your phone (in the case of an iPhone).

Account linked to FB or Apple ID

Anonymous account

2. Scan the unique barcode

Inside each BetterflyBox is a unique barcode. Please scan or copy it into the input field.

3. Confirm the position of your bubble

Using your finger, specify the position and click on “Confirm bubble position”.

4. Fill in the form

Please complete the form so that we can refine the scientific analysis of your observations.

How to build your nesting box kit?2024-01-24T16:23:24+00:00

With your BetterflyBox, you can build your own insect nesting box. This kit provides you with everything you need to create a welcoming habitat for the beneficial insects in your garden.

Here’s how to assemble your nest box:

Prepare the materials

Before you start, make sure you have all the elements of the kit to hand. It includes wood with pre-drilled holes, nails, glue and detailed instructions.

Here’s everything you need:

Move on to assembling

Following these pictorial instructions, carefully place the timbers in the correct position, and assemble them using the fixings supplied in the kit.

Be sure to fasten securely to ensure that the nest box stays in place even in windy conditions.

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