Waukesha County

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

Check out our programs and projects

Wetland monitoring, reptile conservation, bird conservation, wildlife nest box monitoring, mammal monitoring, invertebrate monitoring

Habitat restoration workdays, rare plant conservation, photo point monitoring

Mammal Monitoring Program

From otters to meadow voles, help our staff document what mammal species call the parks and greenways home. You can join our trained staff for small mammal live trapping or help contribute data by monitoring a wildlife camera site on your own! 

Questions? Contact our Conservation Biologist at parks@waukeshacounty.gov.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS 
Program Date Description Location Time Notes
Wild In Waukesha: General Information Session January 16, 2020 Join Waukesha County Parks and Land Use for our county-wide Citizen Science Program! Our conservation biologist will discuss how you can help study and protect rare plant and wildlife populations through Citizen Science in Waukesha County. Citizen Scientists will be trained to help monitor wetlands, birds, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies, and more! No prior experience necessary. Retzer Nature Center 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Register by January 15, 2020