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Wisconsin Speleological Society

Affiliation:
National Speleological Society

Contact Information:
Kasey Fiske
WSS Chairman
S. 9740 Exchange Road
Prairie Du Sac, WI 53578
608-544-2212
kasey.fiske@wisc.edu

Year Started:
1960



Purpose:
The purpose of the Society shall be to advance the preservation, study, and recreational use of caves in Wisconsin. The Society shall also seek to promote the objectives of the National Speleological Society.

Subject Area(s):
Soil
Native Plants
Mammals
Invertebrates (mussels, dragonflies, etc.)
Groundwater
Fish
Exotics/Invasive Species
Groundwater

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


# of Volunteers:
20

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
Variable

Volunteer Services:
Group website
Staff consultation with individual monitors
Regular meetings throughout the year
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Data analysis and reporting
Links to websites of other programs
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Training sessions for new volunteers

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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