Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Wetlands?
What is an IBI?
Invert. Sampling (spineless critters)
Vegetation Sampling
Get Involved
Training and Events
Resources and Presentations
Wetlands Monitored
Wetland Sites Map (Dakota County)
WHEP Reports and Data
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us
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Can teenagers volunteer with wetlands monitoring?
Yes, teenagers can monitor wetlands, however, parental permission, parental participation, and county coordinator and team leader approval is required. The application includes a Parental/Guardian Consent form.

Questions can be directed to the County Coordinators:

Dakota County                         Hennepin County                             
Paula Liepold                                              Mary Karius