Waukesha County

Working with our communities to promote environmental stewardship, provide research and educational opportunities, and create healthier natural areas throughout Waukesha County.

Are you our next Citizen Scientist?

Help gather data on wildlife species within the Park System to assist in making sure that common species remain common and that rare, threatened, and endangered species are protected.

• Data helps our staff plan and prioritize their land management and habitat restoration efforts.
• Monitors are trained to use protocols to gather and record data in the field.
• For some projects, monitors may work independently or with trained personnel.

• All equipment provided
• No prior experience required
• Required: Attendance to a training program 

Get started: Click a button to view each Citizen Science program schedule

Questions? Email our Conservation Biologist

Monitor bats in the parks with high-tech detectors.

Document breeding and migratory birds in natural areas.

Monitor and Record Vital Bumble Bees

Butterflies • Dragonflies & Damselflies
Raising Galerucella Beetles

Asian Clams • Freshwater Mussels

Monitor nesting boxes • count eggs, hatchlings, fledglings

Citizen Science at Waukesha County Parks


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Park Hours Sunrise to 10 pm • 365 days a year

Waukesha County Park System
515 W. Moreland Blvd • AC 230
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Hours M-F • 8 am - 4:30 pm* (closed holidays)
Visit us in person in room AC 260
*Rentals: in-person support 8 am - 4 pm
Contact us 262-548-7801 | [email protected]

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