Date: 5/15/19 8:36 am
From: <mou...>
Subject: [mou-net] Seeking Loon Monitoring Volunteers
(Posted by Christine Herwig <christine.herwig...> via moumn.org)

Hi,

MN DNR is looking for volunteers to help monitor loons. The Minnesota
Loon Monitoring Program is a long-term project of the Nongame Wildlife
Program. Hundreds of volunteers collect information about common loon
numbers on more than 600 lakes. These lakes are found in Aitkin/Crow
Wing, Becker, Cook/Lake, Itasca, Kandiyohi and Otter Tail counties.

**NEW this year is an online sign-up system. There is an interactive map
that allows you to see what lakes need volunteers. Create an account, add
a lake you want to survey to your "cart" and check out (i.e., become a loon
volunteer).

Volunteers visit each lake one morning during a 10-day period in the
summer and count the number of adult and juvenile loons.

More information about the survey and links to the interactive map can be
found here:
https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/eco/nongame/projects/mlmp_state.html

Please share with others that you think may be interested.

Thanks!
Christine Herwig
Regional Nongame Specialist
MN DNR
Bemidji, MN
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