Project Red Training Session 07/23/2011


Help Protect Our Rivers from Invasive Species! 10:00am – Noon at theRiverview Town Hall in Oconto county The Wisconsin Department ofnatural Resources will host a classroom training to teach citizens howto monitor for invasive species in rivers. Paddlers, anglers, waterquality monitors, shoreline owners, and river enthusiasts areencouraged to attend. The River Alliance of Wisconsin’s Project RED(riverine early detectors) is a statewide monitoring program. Duringthe free training, you will learn to monitor your river by canoe, kayak, or on foot for 16 species of concern. The River Alliance willhelp you choose locations and a monitoring schedule, and also provideyou with online data management tools available from the Wisconsin DNRthat help you report your findings. The protocols are easy and fun. In addition, you can use this activity to become more familiar with yourriver or stream and to engage your friends and neighbors! To learn moreabout invasive species in our river corridors and how you can help inthe fight against invasives, please visit the River Alliance’s website:

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