Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Citizen Lake Monitoring Network - Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring

Affiliation:
UWEX-Lakes and Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Contact Information:
Paul Skawinski
Citizen Lake Monitoring Network Educator
UW-Extension Lakes Program
TNR231, 800 Reserve Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-346-4853
Paul.Skawinski@uwsp.edu

Year Started:
1970's


Specialty(ies):
Aquatic exotics

Purpose:
To determine the presence or absence of each invasive species and quantify levels of infestations.

Subject Area(s):
Exotics/Invasive Species

Data Type(s) Collected:
Distribution and Range
Biological parameters
GIS mapping/monitoring
Population Status


# of Volunteers:
>300

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
25-30

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

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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