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.

Training Type Date Time Location Additional Information
WAV Basic Training Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Stevens Point area stream (tbd)

A “full-day workshop” during the Water Action Volunteers Symposium/Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention, Stevens Point, WI.

WAV Macroinvertebrate Identification:  A Deeper Dive

CLOSED/FILLED TO CAPACITY

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 1:30-4:30 pm Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI A “half-day workshop” during the Water Action Volunteers Symposium/Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention, Stevens Point, WI.
WAV Overview and Refresher Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:00-6:00 pm Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI A one-hour session during the Water Action Volunteers Symposium/Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention, Stevens Point, WI.

WAV Basic Training


Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Blanchardville area (border of Green/Lafayette Counties)

Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Ginny Bean, 608-558-3488,

Questions to Ginny Bean (info above.)

WAV Basic Training Monday, April 23 AND Wednesday, April 25 5:30-8:30 pm each day

Veteran’s Park (across from the elementary school), New Glarus, WI.

Meet at the park shelter


Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Chris Newberry, Green County Land and Water Conservation Dept., 608-325-4195 ext. 120

Questions to Chris (info above)


WAV Basic Training Friday, April 27, 2018 Noon- 6:00 pm

Glenner Home

N6826 Bowers Rd

Elkhorn, WI

Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Laurie Glenner, landowner; 847-347-9324
WAV Basic Training Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 am-3:00 pm West Fork Sportsman's Club 3574 County Road S, La Farge WI

Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Meg Wise, Crawford Stewardship Project, 608-632-9410

Questions to Meg Wise (info above)

WAV Basic Training Sunday, April 29, 2018 Noon – 6:00 pm Cook-Albert Fuller Nature Center, 8166 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor, WI

Pre-registration not required.  

Questions to Matt Peters, Ridges Sanctuary, 920-839-2802 ext 108

WAV Basic Training

Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Ripon Public Library
120 Jefferson Street
Ripon, WI 54971

Pre-registration required via phone or email:

Bob Jozwowski, Central Wisconsin Trout Unlimited, 920-765-1887
WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Spring Green area (Iowa County)

Pre-registration required.

Margaret Krome, Upland Watershed group

Mike Degen, Lowery Creek Initiative

Questions to Margaret or Mike

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Riveredge Nature Center - starting at the Visitor Center 4458 County Hwy Y, Newburg, WI

Pre-registration requested.

Milwaukee area - Zac Driscoll, Milw. Riverkeeper, 414-287-0209

Ozaukee or Washington Counties - Mary Holleback, Riveredge, 262-416-1224

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mother Earth Green Center, 48395 County Road E, Steuben, WI

(1/2 mile east of Hwy 131)

Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Meg Wise, Crawford Stewardship Project, 608-632-9410

Questions to Meg Wise (info above)

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 am -2:30 pm Waunakee Village Center, Waunakee, WI

Pre-registration required.

Nancy Sheehan, Rock River Coalition

More information here.

Registration form direct link.

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 am -2:30 pm UW Waukesha Field Station, Waterville, WI

Pre-registration required.

Jayne Jenks, Waukesha County

More information here

.Registration form direct link.

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center, N11385 Headquarters Rd, Necedah, WI

Pre-registration required.

Brad Strobel, Necedah National Wildlife Refuge,

Questions to Brad Strobel

WAV Basic Training Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Turtle Creek Parkway Facility, Clinton, WI

 

Pre-registration required.

Nancy Sheehan, Rock River Coalition,

More information here.

Registration form direct link.

WAV Basic Training


Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:00 am-4:30 pm Trempealeau County site TBD

Pre-registration required via email or phone:

Cassandra Fowler, 715-538-2311 Ext 277

Questions to Cassandra Fowler (info above.)
WAV Basic Training AND Mussel Monitoring Training Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Marsh Haven Nature Center, Waupun, WI

Pregistration required.

Nancy Sheehan, Rock River Coalition,

More information here

Registration form direct link.

This workshop will include stream AND MUSSEL monitoring programs.

 

Other Stream Monitoring Trainings

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



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