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

Affiliation:
UWEX / WDNR Water Action Volunteers

Contact Information:
Mindy Habecker
Coordinator
1 Fen Oak Ct., Rm. 138
Madison, WI 53701
608-224-3718
habecker@co.dane.wi.us

Year Started:
1989



Purpose:
To build awareness and provide education about surface water resources, as well as to provide baseline data from interested parties and create a long-term database.

Subject Area(s):
Rivers/Streams

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


# of Volunteers:
80 with 3000 students

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
4

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Advanced training sessions for experienced monitors
Staff consultation with individual monitors
Equipment

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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