Citizen Lake Monitoring Training - Sherwood Lodge - 05/16/2009


This session is mainly for new volunteers, although anyone can attend,even if they’ve been through training previously. The morning will be“classroom” information on water quality monitoring and aquaticinvasive plants. After lunch, there will be sessions on aquaticinvasive animals and Clean Boats, Clean Waters. The day will wind upwith “on-lake” chances to use the equipment and monitor for aquaticinvasive species. Lunch and breaks will be provided. The Citizen LakeMonitoring Network Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) monitoring workshopspeakers provide details on aquatic invasive species identification andlife cycles; instructions on how to organize an effective monitoringteam; where and when to look for the invasives; as well as what to doif you suspect that you have found an invasive plant or animal. Mostworkshops will offer hands-on training for invasive speciesidentification. Workshop hosts will offer participants a monitoring kitat no charge (one free kit per lake). Additional kits and supplieshelpful in assisting you in collection and identification of the plantsand animals may be offered “for sale” at the workshops. These materialsare optional, but many volunteer found them useful. For moreinformation on the CLMN program, visit:http://www.uwsp. edu/cnr/uwexlakes/clmn. This workshop runs from 9am to5pm at Sherwood Lodge in Nekoosa. To register for this workshop, or formore information, contact Reesa Evans, Adams County Lake Specialist, at608-339-4275.

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