Photo at one of the monitoring sites by Cynthia Novak-Krebs

Long-term WAV Site Tours

In 2014 WAV was funded through the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board to develop signs to mark 19 long-term WAV stream monitoring sites along with a supporting mobile-friendly website. Together the signs and website educate passers-by about watersheds, volunteer stream monitoring, and non-point sources of pollution. Kudos to all of the volunteers listed below and the teams they work with to monitor, and many thanks to all the local sponsoring organizations!

For safety reasons and to increase sign visibility, some signs have been placed along the same stream, but not exactly in the location where volunteers monitor. Locations listed below are where the signs have been placed. The sites are separated into seven tours, allowing visitors to compare land use and water quality between sites. Use the map and table below to locate a site or sites to visit.

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Symbol Tour Site Volunteers Local Sponsor Sign Latitude Sign Longitude Address
Image of green pin Adams County Big Roche A Cri at CTH W Jay, Anna & MaryJocham Adams County


-89.627778 CTH W, Hancock
Carter Creek at Big Roche A Cri State Park Joyce Jefferson Adams County 44.00035 -89.81832 1767 State Highway 13
Duck Creek at 11th Ave Bill Euclide & Robin Skala Duck Creek Wateshed Advisory Group & Adams County 43.92336 -89.79698 11th Ave, Adams
Image of red pin Central Wisconsin Chaffee Creek upstream from CTH Y and CTH Z Richard Mlodzik & team Central WI Trout Unlimited River Keepers 43.951944 -89.365 CTH Y, Neshkoro
Pine River at Aniwa Rd* John Tucker & team Central WI Trout Unlimited River Keepers 44.202923 -89.18575 Aniwa Rd, Wild Rose
Waupaca River at Riverside Park S of Hwy 54/22* Nancy Rose, John Gremmer & team Central WI Trout Unlimited River Keepers 44.35139 -89.06064 1634 Royalton St, Waupaca
White River at Cottonville Ln and 17th Dr David Seligman Central WI Trout Unlimited River Keepers 44.043611


Cottonville Ln, Wautoma
Image of tack Menomonee / lower Milwaukee Basins Cedar Creek at Covered Bridge Rd Jim Engstrom & Jim Gennrich Milwaukee Riverkeeper 43.33829 -88.003296 7553 Cedar Creek Rd, Cedarburg
Menomonee River at Center St Erika Voss & Peggy McGuire Milwaukee Riverkeeper 43.071389 -88.036389 2685 N Menomonee River Pkwy, Milwaukee
Milwaukee River at Thiensville Village Park Tom Christman & Phil Strobel Milwaukee Riverkeeper 43.231111 -87.978333 Thiensville Village Park, Thiensville
Image of waves Rock River Basin Koshkonong Creek upstream CTH B in Rockdale Janice Redford, Don Nettum & Becky Schettler-Peterson Friends of Cam-Rock Park and Rock River Coalition 42.973056 -89.031944 206 Water St, Cambridge
Turtle Creek at Turtle Creek Greenway Trailhead Chuck & Lorraine Heidt Rock Co Land Conservation Department & Rock River Coalition 42.51333 -89.01 Milwaukee Rd, Beloit
Image of sun Sugar River Basin North Fork Juda Branch in Juda Park 20m US of discharge Pat Cardiff Lower Sugar River Watershed Association 42.593613 -89.50963 W3016 Mill St, Juda
Sugar River upstream of Valley Rd Bill & Lisa Keen Upper Sugar River Watershed Association 42.972992 -89.56625 7201-7461 Valley Rd, Verona
Image of flag Pigeon River / mid-Milwaukee Basins Milwaukee River near Stockhausen Ln Michelle Stanisch Milwaukee Riverkeeper 43.419124 -88.146159 Quaas Creek Trail, West Bend,
Pigeon River - Pigeon River At Maywood Environmental Park Tom Henning & family Maywood Environmental Park 43.778333 -87.756111 3615 Mueller Rd, Sheboygan
Riveredge Creek at Hawthorne Dr Mary Holleback Riveredge Nature Center 43.438071 -88.025026 4279-4423 Hawthorne Dr, Saukville
Image of boat Waukesha County Bark River at Nixon Park Jayne Jenks Waukesha County 43.101111 -88.348333 Nixon Park, Hartland
Scuppernong Creek at Ice Age Trail crossing Kathy Bridge Waukesha County 43.015278 -88.394167 Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Delafield

*Sign may not currently be in place 12/2/2014




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