Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Rock River Coalition Citizen Monitoring

Affiliation:
UWEX / WDNR Water Action Volunteers

Contact Information:
Nancy Sheehan and Jeanne Scherer
Stream and Wetland Monitoring Coordinators
864 Collins Rd.
Jefferson, WI 53549
608-233-7758
nancy@rockrivercoalition.org

Year Started:
2003


Specialty(ies):
Streams and Wetlands

Purpose:
To have citizens volunteer throughout the basin and to develop an increased sense of stewardship of local streams and wetlands, particularly Zeloski Marsh.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams
Groundwater
Native Plants
Exotics/Invasive Species

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


# of Volunteers:
60

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
12 (spr, sum, fall commitment)

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
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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