Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
  		Photo: Wisconsin River - K. Mooney
Riveredge Nature Center

Contact Information:
Mary Holleback
Adult Programs Coordinator
P.O. Box 26, Newburg, WI, 53060
4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
262-375-2715
maryh@riveredge.us

Year Started:
1990


Specialty(ies):
Lake Sturgeon Restoration Project, Wisconsin Ephemeral Pond Project, WAV Water Quality Monitoring, Christmas Bird Count, MAPS Banding, Bird-a-thon/Band-a-thon, Breeding Bird Survey, Frog Calling Survey, Butterfly and Dragonfly Count

Purpose:
The objective of these projects is to collect information that will lead to a better understanding of the geography and ecology of native organisms and their habitats. The goal is to provide the tools and knowledge needed to facilitate the development of conservation strategies to insure the survival of these organisms and their habitats .

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams
Birds
Amphibians/Reptiles
Native Plants
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs
Exotics/Invasive Species
Other
Other

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Population Demographics
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
Habitat Protection
GIS mapping/monitoring
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Biological parameters
Threats to Populations
Population Health


# of Volunteers:
200+

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
5

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

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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