Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Chiwaukee Prairie Preservation Fund

Affiliation:
The Nature Conservancy, WDNR, UW-System

Contact Information:
Lori Artiomow
PO Box 1802
Kenosha, WI 53141
262-995-5245
cppf@chiwaukee.org

Year Started:
1965


Specialty(ies):
Land management and biological surveys at Chiwaukee Prairie, a lake plain prairie that is home to many rare and endangered species.

Purpose:
To know the status of the prairie, its perimeters, what is present within it, and determine how to increase or decrease certain populations within the prairie.

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

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
Habitat Protection
GIS mapping/monitoring
Other


# of Volunteers:
100

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Regular meetings throughout the year
Email list or list-serve for volunteers

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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