Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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LoonWatch

Affiliation:
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute of Northland College

Contact Information:
Stacy Schaefer
Loonwatch Coordinator
1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI 54806-3999
715-682-1220
loonwatch@northland.edu

Year Started:
1978


Specialty(ies):
Loons

Purpose:
To protect loons and their aquatic habitat through education, monitoring, and research. To monitor loons and the lakes they use in Wisconsin, and to educate lake users throughout the Great Lakes states.

Subject Area(s):
Birds

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Population Health
Population Demographics
Threats to Populations
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
Habitat Protection


# of Volunteers:
425

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
30

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Other publications
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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