Thanks to all the many citizens who have dedicated their time and energy to ephemeral pond conservation. Your commitment is essential to the success of this project and to the future of the life in Wisconsin's ephemeral ponds.

Thanks to the following for assisting with Citizen Monitor training: Phil Arnholt, Craig Berg, Gary Casper, Sarah Dezwarte, Jim Engstrom, Kristin Gies, Randy Hetzel, Mary Holleback, Stacey Hron, Jim Hyatt, Mary Linton, Christine Nurenburg, Jamie Prigge, Christine Reardon, Brian Russart, Maggie Tarasewicz, Mark Verhagen, Marc White , Joy Wolf and Joey Zocher. We also want to thank the staff at Camp Y-Koda, Discovery World, Pieper Power Education Center, Riveredge Nature Center and Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for donating space for our meetings, trainings and celebrations.

WEPP Coordinating Team
Tom Bernthal, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Gail Epping Overholt, UW-Extension
Joanne Kline, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Marsha Burzynski, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Brick Fevold, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Chris Smith Jr., Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Kris Stepenuck, UW-Extension and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

WEPP Citizen Monitoring Network Partners in Southeast Wisconsin

Camp Y-Koda

River Bend Nature Center

Concordia University - Mequon

Riveredge Nature Center

Friends of Cedarburg Bog

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Mequon Nature Preserve
Pieper Power Education Center

Sheboygan River Basin Partnership

Milwaukee County Parks

University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Pringle Nature Center

Urban Ecology Center - Washington Park

Richard Bong State Recreation Area

Wehr Nature Center

Other Organizations Monitoring Potential Ephemeral Ponds in Southeast Wisconsin
Ozaukee County Planning and Parks Department
Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
Sheboygan County Land and Water Conservation Agency
The Nature Conservancy
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The Potential Ephemeral Pond (PEP) map layer that serves as the basis for these citizen monitoring efforts was created by Brick Fevold of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Kristi Sherfinski and Donald Reed of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, with funding provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, under Wetland Grant CD 96576601.

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This project is funded by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management under the Coastal Zone Management Act, Grant No. NA07NOS4190064

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