Event Calendar

The intent of this page is to provide a statewide list of upcoming citizen-based monitoring activities and events. Please contact us if there are any activities that you would like to have posted here. Find out when major statewide CBM programs are active throughout the year.
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Sunday Morning Bird Hike
6 Jan 2019
Organization: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Location: Milwaukee
7:30-9am. Join us for an early morning guided bird hike through our various habitats. Afterward, well document the bird species we saw on the Centers bird chart for citizen science. Binoculars available.

WEBINAR- Catch the WAVe: The Madness behind the Methods
8 Jan 2019
Organization: Water Action Volunteers
Location: online
12-1pm. WAV Stream Flow Explained: At training sessions and in streams each month, volunteers often have questions about the WAV stream flow methods. Tune in to find out the answers to all your monitoring method questions.

Wild In Waukesha: Intro to Citizen Science
12 Jan 2019
Organization: Waukesha County Parks
Location: Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha
9:30-10:30am. Learn to study and protect rare plant and wildlife populations through Citizen Science in Waukesha County. Citizen Scientists will be trained to help monitor wetlands, birds, mammals and more. Registration required.

Wild In Waukesha: Intro to Citizen Science
16 Jan 2019
Organization: Waukesha County Parks
Location: Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha
6:30-7:30pm. Learn to study and protect rare plant and wildlife populations through Citizen Science in Waukesha County. Citizen Scientists will be trained to help monitor wetlands, birds, mammals and more. Registration required.

WEBINAR- Catch the WAVe: Increase Your Success in Finding and Submitting Grants
22 Jan 2019
Organization: Water Action Volunteers
Location: online
12-1pm. If you or your organization relies on grants to fund stream monitoring or other education and outreach activities you probably know that it can be a daunting task to keep the funds flowing and your work progressing. Get tips for success!

Winter Wolf Ecology Workshop
26 Jan 2019 - 27 Jan 2019
Organization: Beaver Creek Reserve
Location: Fall Creek
This workshop will cover wolf ecology, history, monitoring, and management, and includes a field trip in wolf country. Required training for Volunteer Carnivore Tracking program. Registration required. $70.

Ongoing Events
Snapshot Wisconsin, 2 May 2016 - 31 Dec 2026
Organization: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Location: statewide
Improve our understanding of Wisconsin wildlife by hosting a trail camera or classifying wildlife photos online.

Wisconsin eBird, 1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2027
Organization: eBird, WDNR, Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory
Location: statewide
Submit any and all non-breeding bird observations. Track your life list, find birding hotspots, and contribute to important bird research and conservation.

Deer Hunter Widllife Survey, 15 Sep 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
Organization: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Location: Statewide
Report the wildlife you see while deer hunting.

Project FeederWatch, 10 Nov 2018 - 5 Apr 2019
Organization: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Location: nationwide
Count birds at your feeder for citizen science! $18 registration required.

Christmas Bird Count, 14 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Organization: Audubon Society
Location: nationwide
All Christmas Bird Counts are conducted between December 14 to January 5, inclusive dates, each season. Your local count will occur on one day between those dates. Participate in as many counts as you wish!