Upcoming Volunteer Stream Monitoring Trainings and Events

Level 1 Stream Monitoring Trainings
Other Stream Monitoring Trainings

Basic Stream Monitoring Trainings and Refreshers

Stream monitoring trainings are for anyone interested in participating in stream monitoring. There is little or no cost for most of the trainings, but we do ask that you contact the local planner and pre-register so that they have an idea of who and how many to expect.

At these trainings you learn to monitor temperature, streamflow, biotic index, habitat, dissolved oxygen, and transparency using WAV methods. Some trainings may only cover streamflow monitoring and/or macroinvertebrate monitoring. This is to encourage more people to monitor these aspects of stream health and keep an eye out for some key aquatic invasive species.

Trainings are generally held April-June. Check back for updates. If you have any questions about the following trainings, please contact Peggy Compton.

Click here to fill out an interest form. We will contact you about upcoming training opportunities.

Catch the WAVe--Water Action Volunteers Webinar Series

Fall-Winter 2018-2019

Tuesdays at Noon-1:00pm

Registration Links coming soon....

When Presentation Presenter Registration Link
October 16th What is Water Telling Us About the Land Paul McGinley, Water Specialist, UW-Extension More information can be found here.
October 30th An Introduction to Stream Ecology Kristopher Wright, Aquatic Biologist, UW-Platteville More information can be found here.
November 13th Office Hours with DNR Biologists Craig Roesler and Camille Bruhn, DNR Water Quality Biologists More information can be found here.
November 27th Using the Surface Water Data Viewer to Find Stations and Data Ilana Haimes, WAV Data Management and Special Projects, WDNR More information can be found here.
December 11th Understanding Macroinvertebrates Kristopher Wright, Aquatic Biologist, UW-Platteville More information can be found here.
January 8th The Madness Behind the Methods Kris Stepenuck, Extension Assistant Professor, University of Vermont More information can be found here.
January 22nd Increase Your Success in Finding and Submitting Grants Dave Nolan, Watauga Grant Consultants

More information can be found here.

Other Stream Monitoring Trainings

Contact Ilana Haimes if you would like to attend a Nutrient Monitoring Training.

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