FRIENDS OF BEAVER CREEK RESERVE, INC.: Eau Claire Mussel, Monitor

Purpose

The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.

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RP-225-12
2011
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Volunteers posing next to their mussel piles while surveying for mussels in the Chippewa River. Photo taken by Anna Mares.
 
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Grant Awarded
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
Train Volunteers
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
Citizen-Based Stream Monitoring
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
Data analysis, report production
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Friends of Beaver Creek Reserve proposes to partner with resource professionals and train citizen volunteers to survey streams throughout Eau Claire County for the presence of mussel species. Major project elements to include: 1) Citizen recruitment and training, 2) Mussel surveys, 3) Water access identification, 4) GPS mapping, 5) Water quality sampling, 6) Data analysis and reporting.
 
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