Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
  		Photo: Wisconsin River - K. Mooney
Kickapoo River Volunteer Water Monitors

Affiliation:
Water Action Volunteers, Valley Stewardship Network

Contact Information:
124 1/2 S. Main St.
Viroqua, WI 54665
608-637-3615
info@kickapoovsn.org

Year Started:
1998



Purpose:
To become familiar with the water quality and aquatic life in local streams, to collect data because there is currently a lack of data with which to make informed decisions, and to have fun and connect with the natural world.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams

Data Type(s) Collected:
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Biological parameters


# of Volunteers:
27

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
12

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Regular meetings throughout the year
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors
Equipment

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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