Interested in joining the Water Action Volunteers Program as a monthly stream monitor? 2024 trainings will be posted here as details are finalized. Please note: many of our partners do not host public trainings but instead offer one-on-one instruction for new volunteers. Contact WAV staff with any questions about training opportunities near you.

  • Baseline stream monitoring trainings are hosted around the state every spring from late April – June. These trainings are hands-on and are offered by both UW-Madison Extension WAV staff and local WAV Coordinators at our partner organizations.
  • Aquatic invasive species monitoring trainings are offered around the state in summer. These trainings are hands-on and are offered by our partner organizations.

Upcoming Field Trainings by Location


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