Wisconsin's Water Action Volunteers
|Presented By||Water Action Volunteers|
|Goal||To help preserve and protect Wisconsin's streams and lakes.|
|Task||Pick a local stream or river in WI and use protocols to monitor.|
|Where||Wisconsin, United States of America Wisconsin|
Water Action Volunteers (WAV) is a statewide program for Wisconsin citizens who want to learn about and improve the quality of Wisconsin’s streams and rivers. The program is coordinated through a partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the University of Wisconsin – Cooperative Extension.
Volunteers collect data on water chemistry, water clarity, and other aspects of stream health.
|How to Join||
Trainings are held each spring and summer. Visit the WAV website to find contacts and see a calendar of events,
|Special Skills||All volunteers must attend a training to learn methods|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing|
|Tags||volunteer water quality, water, water quality|
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