Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Wisconsin Phenological Society

Affiliation:
National Phenological Network

Contact Information:
Mark Schwartz
President
UW-Milwaukee, Dept. of Geography
Bolton 410, PO Box 413,
Milwaukee, WI 53201
414-229-3740, 414-229-4866
mds@uwm.edu

Year Started:
1961


Specialty(ies):
Phenology

Purpose:
To study the relationships among the stages of plant growth and animal life, and physical factors or the environment; particularly climate and weather. The knowledge gained will promote better understanding of the timing of natural events.

Subject Area(s):
Mammals
Birds
Amphibians/Reptiles
Invertebrates (mussels, dragonflies, etc.)
Exotics/Invasive Species
Native Plants
Other

Data Type(s) Collected:
phenology


# of Volunteers:
30

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
2-40

Volunteer Services:
Online training
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Regular meetings throughout the year
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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