Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network

Event Calendar

This page provides a statewide list of upcoming citizen-based monitoring activities and events. Please contact us if there are any activities that you would like to have posted here. Find out when major statewide CBM programs are active throughout the year.

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Citizen Science: FrogWatch USA Training
26 Feb 2020
Organization: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Location: Milwaukee
3:30-6:30pm. Join us for our third year of monitoring frog populations at the Center, or learn how you can monitor frogs in your own neighborhood. Registration required. Non-members $10.

WEBINAR: Policy Perspectives in Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing
28 Feb 2020
Organization: Citizen Science Association
Location: online
9-10:15am. This webinar will feature presentations that explore the ways in which citizen science and crowdsourcing may inform management and public policy, or that examine the legal, policy, and organizational challenges to conducting cit sci.

Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
28 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020
Organization:
Location: Prairie du Chien
Live Bald Eagle and raptor programs, exhibits, birding experts on hand, outdoor viewing of Bald Eagles through spotting scopes, activities for children.

Citizen Science: Wetland Monitoring Orientation
29 Feb 2020
Organization: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Location: Milwaukee
9-11am. Come learn about all of the ways that you and your friends and family can help monitor our wetlands (especially amphibians). Registration required; $10.

Ongoing Events
Snapshot Wisconsin, 2 May 2016 - 31 Dec 2026
Organization: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Location: statewide
Improve our understanding of Wisconsin wildlife by hosting a trail camera or classifying wildlife photos online.

Wisconsin eBird, 1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2027
Organization: eBird, WDNR, Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory
Location: statewide
Submit any and all non-breeding bird observations. Track your life list, find birding hotspots, and contribute to important bird research and conservation.

Wisconsin First Detector Network, 1 Mar 2019 - 31 Dec 2029
Organization: UW Extension
Location: statewide
Identify and report invasive species.

Wisconsin Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Program, 1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
Organization: WDNR
Location: northern and central Wisconsin
Estimate the abundance and distribution of carnivores by observing the number and location of their tracks. Participants must attend training sessions before monitoring.

Project FeederWatch, 9 Nov 2019 - 3 Apr 2020
Organization: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Location: nationwide
Count birds at your feeder for citizen science! $18 registration required.

Early Morning Bird Walks, 1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
Organization: Urban Ecology Center
Location: Milwaukee
8-10am. Tues, Wed, Thurs. Various locations. Kick-start your day with fresh air and bird song. Interested bird watchers of all ability levels are invited. Binoculars available.

Wisconsin Master Naturalist Training , 2 Mar 2020 - 11 May 2020
Organization: Kickapoo Valley Reserve, UW Extension
Location: La Farge
Master Naturalists are dedicated, trained volunteers for environmental education, stewardship, and citizen science. Mostly Monday evenings. Registration required.

Wisconsin Master Naturalist Training , 21 Mar 2020 - 17 Oct 2020
Organization: Carpenter Nature Center, UW-Extension
Location: Hastings
Master Naturalists are dedicated, trained volunteers for environmental education, stewardship, and citizen science. 3rd Saturdays of the month. Registration required.