Are you part of the network? Volunteer!


Chances are that if you are reading this on our lakes website, you care about preserving Wisconsin’s important natural resources!


There are many opportunities to get involved with a Wisconsin Citizen-Based Monitoring Network program.

If you cannot volunteer, please visit their website and subscribe to their newsletter for valuable news and information. Read their winter 2020 newsletter.


Manitowoc County Organizations accepting volunteers:

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Centerville Citizens for Air, River, and Environmental Solutions
WDNR, Discovery Farms, The WATER Institute

Citizen Lake Monitoring Network
Wisconsin DNR Northeast Region

National Weather Service Cooperative Observing Program
   NOAA, National Weather Service Green Bay

Woodland Dunes Nature Center


volunteer opportunities also available!


Bumble Bee Brigade logo
The Bumble Bee Brigade surveys for native bumble bees throughout the state.
Clean Lakes Monitoring Network logo
The Citizen Lake Monitoring Network is a partnership between UW-Extension Lakes, the Wisconsin DNR, and over 1,000 volunteers that collect many types of water quality information on Wisconsin Lakes.
Rare Plant Monitoring Program logo
The Rare Plant Monitoring Program surveys for rare plants around Wisconsin.
Water Action Volunteers logo
Water Action Volunteers (WAV) measure six important elements of stream health using scientific tools and techniques and report data to a statewide database.
Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey logo
The Wisconsin Frog & Toad Survey documents frog and toad distribution, relative abundance, and population trends in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Mussel Monitoring Program logo
The Wisconsin Mussel Monitoring Program seeks to provide up-to-date information on the distribution of native freshwater mussels at a statewide level.
Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program logo
The Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program aims to document turtle distribution, nesting areas, and road mortality hot spots statewide in order for conservation managers and citizen scientists to utilize data to focus on high priority areas for conservation.
Updated: December 11, 2020 — 10:08 am

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