Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Dane County Citizen Stream Monitoring

Affiliation:
UWEX / WDNR Water Action Volunteers, Dane County LCD

Contact Information:
Pete Jopke
Coordinator
1 Fen Oak Ct., Rm. 208
Madison, WI 53701
608-224-3730
jopke@co.dane.wi.us

Year Started:
2002



Purpose:
To bring people in touch with the other side of the resource that they might not know exists; to show how things such as dissolved oxygen, turbidity, and biotic index are important in determining the health of waterways.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams

Data Type(s) Collected:
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Biological parameters


# of Volunteers:
~ 20

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
12

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Conferences
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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