Level 2

Resources for Volunteers

Monitoring Tips: Collectively volunteer citizen scientists spend thousands of hours each season monitoring to help accomplish our goal of establishing trend data for Wisconsin streams. Here are some simple things you can do as a Level 2 monitor to minimize the spread of invasive species and help make sure the data you collect get into the Surface Water Integrated Monitoring System (SWIMS) Database properly. View tips sheet (127 KB pdf) >>

Find Your Local Biologist: If you find an acute problem at youtr site, contacting your local DNR water quality biologist is a good idea. Use this link to access an interactive map to find your local DNR biologists

Protect your Tranparency Tube: The transparency tubes tend to get scratched over time if not protected during storage and transport. Use this pattern to create a case to help protect your tube (86 KB pdf).

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