Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

Category: Citizen Science

Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program

The Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program invites you to submit your turtle sightings! The project goals are to document statewide turtle distributions and to identify locations where turtle mortality is high to improve infrastructure and improve outcomes for our turtles. Visit…

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Healthy Lakes resources

The Healthy Lakes Initiative provides resources for homeowners and DIY practices that can improve habitat and water quality on lakeshore properties. It also provides Healthy Lakes grant funding to lake associations and districts, municipalities, and tribal governments to help property…

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Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade seeking volunteers

The Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade is a photography-based volunteer monitoring project that seeks to collect data on bumblebees in Wisconsin to assist the DNR in managing and conserving these important pollinators. Volunteers will be trained on bumblebee biology, identification, and…

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Frog & Toad Survey

The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey (WFTS) is a citizen-based monitoring program coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP). The WFTS began annual statewide surveys in 1984…

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Snapshot Wisconsin

Snapshot Wisconsin uses volunteers across Wisconsin to monitor wildlife using a network of trail cameras. It is a unique opportunity for the public to get involved in monitoring Wisconsin’s wildlife. Volunteers are now needed in Iron, Vilas, Price, and several other…

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Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II

The Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas “is a comprehensive field survey that documents the distribution and abundance of birds breeding in an area.” By understanding what birds are breeding in Wisconsin and what areas they utilize for breeding, conservationists can gather…

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