Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Beaver Creek Reserve Citizen Science Center

Affiliation:
Beaver Creek Reserve

Contact Information:
Jeanette Kelly
Citizen Science Center Director
S1 Cty. Hwy. K
Fall Creek, WI 54742
715-877-2212
csc@beavercreekreserve.org

Year Started:
2002


Specialty(ies):
WI NatureMapping, Water Action Volunteers, aquatic invasive species, WI Acoustic Bat Monitoring, bird banding, grassland bird monitoring, freshwater mussel surveys, native solitary bee study, terrestrial invasive plants, Citizen Lake Monitoring Network

Purpose:
The mission of the Citizen Science Center is to bring together community members, individuals, teachers, and students with environmental professionals and university researchers to carry out scientific research and promote environmental stewardship. Monitoring programs are just one way in which we can accomplish this mission.

Subject Area(s):
Groundwater
Rivers/Streams
Amphibians/Reptiles
Exotics/Invasive Species
Native Plants
Invertebrates (mussels, dragonflies, etc.)
Other
Birds
Lakes/Ponds/Reservoirs
Mammals

Data Type(s) Collected:
Population Status
Population Trends
Population Health
Population Demographics
Threats to Populations
Distribution and Range
Habitat Requirements
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
Biological parameters
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Habitat Protection
Other


# of Volunteers:
75-100

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
20

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Conferences
Data analysis and reporting
Staff consultation with individual monitors
Links to websites of other programs
Online training
Facebook page or group
Social Gatherings
Social Gatherings

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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