Stream Monitoring Announcement!
Saturday October 13, 2007: Fall Stream
Monitoring in Menominee County,
monitoring in small tributaries to the Menominee River around the
Activities include collecting and identifying aquatic bugs and other water critters. Training and equipment is provided, all volunteers receive a free T-shirt!
When: 8:30am until 2:30pm for Stream Monitoring and/or 12:30pm until 5pm for Bug Picking All volunteers are welcome to stay all day!
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Who: All are Welcome! (See *Disclaimers below.)
PLEASE RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or to 517-484-2372, or to ask any questions.
More Help Wanted!
are welcome*! The more help we have, the more sites we can monitor!
Bring friends and family along! Everyone receives free training, a free
T-Shirt, and all equipment is provided. Not everyone needs to be there
all day. If you want to be a Stream Monitor, you should expect to be
there from 8:30am until 2 or 3pm. If you want to be a Picker, to help pick
out water bugs in the afternoon, you should arrive around 12:30pm and be there until
4 or 5pm. Everyone is welcome to stay for the entire day! Dinner
will be provided for those who can help until we’re done. Please wear
appropriate clothing for the temperature that can get wet or muddy, and a lunch
with water to drink. Note that it may be chilly. There
will be additional similar activities on Friday October 12 as well. If
you are interested, please contact
*Disclaimers: This is not an
activity intended for young children. All children under 18 must have a parent or
guardian present. If it’s warm enough, there may be black flies and
ticks. Some sites have up to a mile of walking, while carrying stream
equipment. Please call with any questions to
Water Sentinels Program is a water quality based outreach and educational
program of the Sierra Club
Water Sentinels Project