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Polk County Adopt-A-Stream

Affiliation:
UWEX / WDNR Water Action Volunteers, Polk Co. LCD

Contact Information:
Jeremy Williamson
Water Quality Specialist
100 Polk Co. Plaza, Ste. 120
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
715-485-8639
jeremyw@co.polk.wi.us

Year Started:
2001



Purpose:
To put more of a focus on streams and rivers in Polk County, rather than lakes, and to begin river classification and resoration efforts.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams

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


# of Volunteers:
8 with 100 students

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
12

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Other publications
Group website
Links to websites of other programs
Data analysis and reporting
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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