Citizen Lake Monitoring Training - Florence - 05/29/2009


The time and place of this workshop are yet to be determined. Toregister for this workshop, or for more information, contact MaureenFerry, Florence County, Phone: (715) 528- 5940 or This workshop will combine the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network Secchi monitoring training with the Aquatic InvasiveSpecies (AIS) monitoring workshop. Speakers will cover water claritymonitoring through the use of the secchi disc and will provide detailson aquatic invasive species identification and life cycles;instructions on how to organize an effective monitoring team; where andwhen to look for the invasives; as well as what to do if you suspectthat you have found an invasive plant or animal. Most workshops willoffer hands-on training for invasive species identification. Workshophosts will offer participants a monitoring kit at no charge (one freekit per lake). Additional kits and supplies helpful in assisting you incollection and identification of the plants and animals may be offered“for sale” at the workshops. These materials are optional, but manyvolunteer found them useful. For more information on the CLMN program,visit: http://www.uwsp. edu/cnr/uwexlakes/clmn.

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