Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Sentry Program
The AIS Sentry Program educates and empowers community members to recognize and report aquatic invasive species throughout St. Louis County. The AIS Sentry Program helps prevent and limit the spread of AIS in waters throughout St. Louis County.
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Trackers Program
Citizens are trained to monitor changes in populations of aquatic invasive species over time in specific locations.
Bad River Watershed Monitoring Program
The overall objective of the BRWA Water Quality Monitoring Program is to establish at least a four-year baseline of water quality on the streams and rivers within our service area. The baseline data will be used to determine the overall health of watersheds and troubled spots will be investigated.
Hawk Ridge Birdathon
Birders of all levels of abilities are invited to participate in this fun citizen science event individually or with a team. Count as many species as you can in 24 hours!
Lake Ice Reporting Program
Citizen observers collect ice-on and ice-off dates for MN lakes to better understand the effects changing ice cover has on lake health, local wildlife, and citizen lake use.
Lake Level Minnesota
Volunteers and cooperative organizations collect and report lake levels throughout the state to measure changes in water levels.
Minnesota Bee Atlas
Volunteers participants create a list of native bees found in MN. Participants can submit anecdotal observations, observe bees on an assigned route, or submit observations of a nesting block.
Minnesota Forest Pest First Detector Program
Volunteers are trained to help identify the occurrence of Emerald Ash Borer and other forest pests in MN.
Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey
Volunteers collect data by listening and identifying frogs and toads on specified routes. Results provide information on abundance, distribution, and population changes.
Minnesota Loon Monitoring Program
Information about Common Loon numbers is collected on over 600 lakes. Volunteers visit lakes during the summer, count adult and juvenile loons, and report observations for data management and analysis.