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North Lakeland Discovery Center

Contact Information:
Emily Heald
215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
(877) 543-2085
water@discoverycenter.net

Year Started:
2000


Specialty(ies):
Bats, Songbirds, Raptors, Cranes, Butterflies, Loons, Wolves, Lake Levels, Aquatic Invasive Species

Purpose:
We facilitate trainings for established monitoring programs and also initiate and perform various monitoring programs with student and citizen scientists on our area lakes and specifically in relation to phenology, lake levels, AIS, birds and butterflies.

Subject Area(s):
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs
Mammals
Birds
Amphibians/Reptiles
Exotics/Invasive Species
Other

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Demographics
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
GIS mapping/monitoring
Physical parameters


# of Volunteers:
550

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
10

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Links to websites of other programs
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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