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Berry Lake - First Annual Ice-Out

April 14, 2007

Northern Grace Youth Camp, 14390 County Road V V, Gillett, WI

Three events, held at different times during the day, are geared to appeal to different ages and interests. The morning events will be informative presentations, afternoon events will be volunteer training, and the evening event will be a fun frog hike. It's all free (donation requested for noon lunch) and open to the public.

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Donuts, Coffee and Juice
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM


Brian Ewart, Coordinator

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM

EPA National Lakes Survey,

DNR Plant Survey & Grant Programs

Brian Ewart, Coordinator & Jim Reyburn, DNR Lakes

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Introduction to Lake Ecology

Jim Reyburn, DNR Lakes


Living with Aquatic Invasive Species

Bob Tomashek & Fran West, Cloverleaf Lakes

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM


10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Fisheries Presentation

Lee Meyers, DNR Fisheries

DNR demonstration of how they catch, measure, weigh and age fish.

11:15 AM - 12:00 Noon


Citizen-Based Lake Monitoring

& EPA Test Demonstrations

Christina Hodge, DNR

12:00 Noon

“Ice-Out Cookout”

Lunch (by donation)

Water Quality Monitoring (Secchi Disk)--An opportunity to go out in a boat to try your hand at water monitoring.

& Fish Study (Fyke Net) Demonstration

Afternoon Workshops
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring

Secchi Disk & Chemistry

Christina Hodge, DNR

Training & Certification for those who would like to learn how to contribute water quality data to the State's data base

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Wisconsin Nature Mapping

On-Line Internet Training & Certification

Sara Schmidt will teach participants how to add birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals they see to the data base of the online Wisconsin Nature Mapping Program.

Evening Program
7:30 – 9:30 PM

Frog Hike

Randy Korb, Environmental Educator

Randy will talk about Wisconsin's 12 species of frogs and toads. Participants will get to know each frog by sight and sound. Children will have a chance to feed and hold the frogs. Randy will then lead the group out into the night to listen to the breeding calls of wood frogs, peepers, and others. Bring flashlights and old shoes or boots as feet might get wet.











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