Citizen-based Monitoring Network
Citizen-based Monitoring at the Wisconsin DNR
The following is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities at the Wisconsin DNR. Please click the link given for each program for more
Citizen Lake Monitoring Network
is a partnership between
UW-Extension Lakes, the Wisconsin DNR, and over 1,000 volunteers that collect many types of water quality information on Wisconsin Lakes.
is a partnership to monitor wildlife year-round,
using a statewide network of trail cameras.
Water Action Volunteers
(WAV) measure six important elements of stream health using
scientific tools and techniques and report data to a statewide database.
Wisconsin Bat Program
monitors our bat populations through summer roost counts and acoustic detection
Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program
aims to document turtle distribution, nesting areas,
and road mortality hot spots statewide in order for conservation managers and citizen scientists to utilize data to focus on high
priority areas for conservation.