Stream Monitoring Trainings and Events

Training sessions for baseline monitoring are held annually April-May. At these trainings you learn to monitor temperature, streamflow, biotic index, habitat, dissolved oxygen, and transparency using WAV methods. Check back after January 1st for the 2019 training schedule.

2019 Spring Trainings

Training Opportunity Date Time Location Pre-Registration Required?  Who to contact?  Additional information.
Baseline Monitoring REFRESHER WEBINAR Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Noon-1:15 pm Your home or office

Register for Webinar:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2733145511464358147

Baseline Monitoring REFRESHER WEBINAR Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:00-8:15 pm Your home or office

Register for Webinar:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3570581945690523651

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Stevens Point Country Club; 1628 Country Club Dr., Stevens Point

This training will be held as a “full-day workshop” during the 2019 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention and Water Action Volunteers Symposium. 

More about the Convention/Symposium can be found here:
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/UWEXLakes/Pages/programs/convention/default.aspx

Pre-registration required.  E-mail Peggy for details: Peggy.compton@wisc.edu

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Meadow Creek Farms; N7573 Gould Hill Rd, Blanchardville

Pre-registration and questions to:
Ginny Bean, Ginnybean52@gmail.com
608-558-3488

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 am -3:30 pm

Waunakee Village Center; 333 Madison St, Waunakee

Pre-registration and questions to:
Becca Dymzarov, Rock River Coalition
Becca@rockrivercoaltion.org

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 am -2:00 pm Prairie Springs Environmental Center; W307 S4706 Hwy 83, Genesee Depot

Pre-registration and questions to:
Jayne Jenks, Waukesha County Parks & Land Use
jjenks@waukeshacounty.gov

262-896-8305

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center; 4458 County Rd Y, Saukville

Pre-registration requested via email to Mary or Katie.

Mary Holleback, Riveredge Nature Center mholleback@riveredge.us

262-416-1224

Katie Rademacher, Milwaukee Riverkeeper
katie@milwaukeeriverkeeper.org

414-287-0207

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mother Earth Green Center 48193 County Rd E, Steuben

Pre-registration and questions to:

Valley Stewardship Network, 608-637-3615, or  www.valleystewardshipnetwork.org (click on “News and Events” and then “Workshops”)

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Esofea County Park- Park Road, Westby (located a few miles W of Viroqua)

Pre-registration and questions to:

Valley Stewardship Network, 608-637-3615, or  www.valleystewardshipnetwork.org (click on “News and Events” and then “Workshops”)

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wild Rose Fish Hatchery; N5871 State Road 22, Wild Rose

Pre-registration and questions to:
Bob Jozwowski, Central Wisconsin Trout Unlimited
bobjozwowski@gmail.com

920-765-1887
WAV Baseline Monitoring Training Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Ripon Public Library (lower level), 120 Jefferson Street, Ripon

Pre-registration and questions to:

Eric Godfrey, godfreye@bigw.org

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Friday, May 17, 2019 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Bruemmer Park- E4280 Co Rd F, Kewaunee

Pre-registration and questions to:
Nancy Utesch
lnutesch@yahoo.com

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Southern Brown County; Place TBD soon

Pre-registration and questions to:

Casey Fritsch, cfritsch@geiconsultants.com

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Turtle Creek Parkway County Park; 6528 South Smith Road, Clinton

Pre-registration and questions to:
Anne Miller, Rock County Land Conservation
anne.miller@co.rock.wi.us

Becca Dymzarov, Rock River Coalition

Becca@rockrivercoaltion.org

WAV Baseline Monitoring Training

Saturday, June 1, 2019 9:00 am – 2:30 pm Cambridge, WI

Pre-registration and questions to:
Patricia Cicero, Jefferson County Land Conservation
PatriciaC@jeffersoncountywi.gov

Becca Dymzarov, Rock River Coalition Becca@rockrivercoaltion.org


Catch the WAVe--Water Action Volunteers Webinar Series

Fall-Winter 2018-2019

Tuesdays at Noon-1:00pm

When Presentation Presenter Registration/Recording Link
October 16th What is Water Telling Us About the Land Paul McGinley, Water Specialist, UW-Extension Link to webinar here.
October 30th An Introduction to Stream Ecology Kristopher Wright, Aquatic Biologist, UW-Platteville Link to webinar here.
November 13th Office Hours with DNR Biologists Craig Roesler and Camille Bruhn, DNR Water Quality Biologists Link to webinar here.
November 27th Using the Surface Water Data Viewer to Find Stations and Data Ilana Haimes, WAV Data Management and Special Projects, WDNR

Link to webinar here.

Pdf of powerpoint here

December 11th Understanding Macroinvertebrates Kristopher Wright, Aquatic Biologist, UW-Platteville Link to webinar here.
January 8th The Madness Behind the Methods Kris Stepenuck, Extension Assistant Professor, University of Vermont Link to webinar here.
January 22nd Increase Your Success in Finding and Submitting Grants Dave Nolan, Watauga Grant Consultants

Link to webinar here.

Other Stream Monitoring Trainings

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



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