Citizen Lake Monitoring Training - Parker Lake Lodge 0 05/30/2009

Purpose

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 aquatic invasive plants. After lunch, there will be sessions on aquatic invasive 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 workshop speakers provide details on aquatic invasive species identification andlife cycles; instructions on how to organize an effective monitoring team; 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.Most workshops will offer hands-on training for invasive species identification. Workshop hosts will offer participants a monitoring kit at 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 to 5pm at Parker Lake Lodge in Oxford. To register for this workshop, or for more information, contact Reesa Evans, Adams County Lake Specialist, at 608-339-4275.

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