We will identify the macroinvertebrates collected at our office in Midland. Keys for identification will be provided and no experience is needed.
Join a small team of your friends, family, and other volunteers to collect bugs from streams across the Huron River watershed! Sampling sites across the Huron River watershed in Livingston, Oakland, Wayne and/or Washtenaw Counties.
Training opportunity to participate in volunteer stream monitoring.
Volunteers assist with the collection of macroinvertebrates from multiple sites along the Platte and Betsie rivers. First time volunteers will be responsible for sorting through the samples, picking out the macroinvertebrates from the rocks and leaves, and putting them in a collection jar. No training is required and this is a great way to get introduced to the steam monitoring process and the interesting creatures that live in our rivers.
Bundle up in your winter gear, grab your family and friends, and volunteer to help us look for these elusive bugs that indicate water quality throughout the watershed. Sign up on their website https://www.hrwc.org/volunteer/stonefly/?fbclid=IwAR3UsG3JbgQFQa9diYH0AuKgStSOyoyZINyM_RtAIWvWRBnJhWFAknHkjg4 We will place you on a small team of fun and friendly volunteers, some experienced, to search for stoneflies on two […]
Ready to get wet, Jackson County? It’s time for JCCD’s annual Winter Stonefly Hunt! Meet at our District office to be divided into small teams. We will strap on waders and wade into local streams to look for stoneflies. The presence of stoneflies is an indicator of healthy water. Let’s go hunt! For questions and additional […]