Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
  		Photo: Wisconsin River - K. Mooney
Testing the Waters - Milwaukee River Watershed    teacher/school group

Affiliation:
Riveredge Nature Center

Contact Information:
Mary Holleback
Project Director & Environmental Educator
P.O. Box 26
4458 W. Hawthorne Dr.
Newburg, WI 53060
800-287-8098
maryh@riveredge.us

Year Started:
1990



Purpose:
To monitor current conditions and long-term trends.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams
Invertebrates (mussels, dragonflies, etc.)
Exotics/Invasive Species

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Trends
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability


# of Volunteers:
1000 students/yr

Volunteer Hours/Year:
4

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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