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Environmental Hike Shows the Change of the Seasons - News8000.com - WKBT

Phenology in the News - 5 hours 23 min ago

News8000.com - WKBT

Environmental Hike Shows the Change of the Seasons
News8000.com - WKBT
The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge in Onalaska held a Phenology hike Saturday. Phenoloy is the study of what's changing in the refuge as the seasons turn. The hike takes a look at the different bugs, plants and bird ...

Maryland Soybean Board Funds $200000 in Research - Lancaster Farming

Phenology in the News - 8 hours 50 min ago

Maryland Soybean Board Funds $200000 in Research
Lancaster Farming
Thanks to funding from the board, Grant will continue research on degree-day development and overwintering in microhabitats, as well as validate a model of phenology. At the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Simon Zebelo is also looking at kudzu ...

It's all in the cards - Brattleboro Reformer

Phenology in the News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 15:21

It's all in the cards
Brattleboro Reformer
Phenology is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life. "There is a misconception that divination is supposed to be predictive in the same way science is, but it is about developing ...

Science Communication, Simple Words, and Story Telling at ESA 2016 - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Phenology in the News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 14:48

Science Communication, Simple Words, and Story Telling at ESA 2016
PLoS Blogs (blog)
David Inouye shared research from his field site (or where he spends his time playing while not teaching) and explained phenology models by asking the audience Can we guess when that will happen? His talk featured the memorably phrased description of ...

Featured PWS Owner: Bill Hilton, Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History - Wunderground.com (blog)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:21

Featured PWS Owner: Bill Hilton, Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History
Wunderground.com (blog)
Bill's “pet passion,” as he calls it, is phenology, the study of changing seasons and particularly how it impacts flora and fauna. South Carolina has four very distinct seasons, allowing Bill to clearly see the changes the land and its inhabitants go ...

Fall Hiking Spree - Akron Beacon Journal

Phenology in the News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 13:09

Fall Hiking Spree
Akron Beacon Journal
The 53rd annual Fall Hiking Spree by Summit Metro Parks — billed as the largest and longest in the country— is about to start. There will be a Fall Hiking Spree Kickoff from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Munroe Falls Metro Park, 521 S. River Road, in ...

PLOS Ecology Community - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:15

PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLOS Ecology Community
PLoS Blogs (blog)
In many cases, the 19th century collectors would likely recognize these research goals as they too were interested in species distributions, recorded phenological events, and made observations about interactions between herbivores and plants. But ...

How much cold is needed to kill kudzu bug? - Southeast Farm Press

Phenology in the News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:44

Southeast Farm Press

How much cold is needed to kill kudzu bug?
Southeast Farm Press
Thanks to funding from MSB, Grant will continue research on degree-day development and overwintering in microhabitats, as well as validate a model of phenology and share her results with growers and media alike. At the University of Maryland Eastern ...

State bird atlas now available - Rio Blanco Herald Times

Phenology in the News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:06

State bird atlas now available
Rio Blanco Herald Times
RBC I The second Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas is in the final stages of editing and layout in preparation for printing. Co-publishers Colorado Bird Atlas Partnership and Colorado Parks and Wildlife seek are in search of pre-orders to help implement a ...

All in phenological good time - Union Daily Times

Phenology in the News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 04:45

Union Daily Times

All in phenological good time
Union Daily Times
Farmers have tracked phenological activity all over the world since before recorded history. This knowledge has historically served as a calendar that guided planting times for crops. In recent decades, phenology has gained attention in the scientific ...

Scottt Feist: How temperature affects pests - Midland Daily News

Phenology in the News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 03:03

Midland Daily News

Scottt Feist: How temperature affects pests
Midland Daily News
This method for monitoring emergence and timing of pesticide application is phenology. Phenology is linking seasonal biological events together. For instance, you may know to apply crabgrass pre-emergent when forsythia is in bloom. Crabgrass germinates ...

Seeing Your Future Amid a Changing Climate - ithaca.com

Phenology in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:00

ithaca.com

Seeing Your Future Amid a Changing Climate
ithaca.com
It is actually this study of the cycles of nature—phenology—that gives his tent its name. James Leonard and the Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies will be on the Commons on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The location will be as far from ...

Lethbridge's Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden a celebration of serenity - Calgary Herald

Phenology in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 03:01

Calgary Herald

Lethbridge's Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden a celebration of serenity
Calgary Herald
... Steps Charity Walk & Taiko Drumming; The Arts of Stillness: A Unique Journey of the Garden; Objectives of Pruning: Aesthetics, Sustainability & Phenology; Stone Setting Workshop/Nodate & Bonsai Demonstration; and Japanese Horticulture and Stories.

Seeing Your Future Amid a Changing Climate - ithaca.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 11:47

ithaca.com

Seeing Your Future Amid a Changing Climate
ithaca.com
It is actually this study of the cycles of nature—phenology—that gives his tent its name. James Leonard and the Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies will be on the Commons on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The location will be as far from ...

Maryland Soybean Board Funds Research - Benzinga

Phenology in the News - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:34

Maryland Soybean Board Funds Research
Benzinga
Thanks to funding from MSB, Grant will continue research on degree-day development and overwintering in microhabitats, as well as validate a model of phenology and share her results with growers and media alike. At the University of Maryland Eastern ...

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Maryland Soybean Board Funds Research - PR Web (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 00:01

Maryland Soybean Board Funds Research
PR Web (press release)
Thanks to funding from MSB, Grant will continue research on degree-day development and overwintering in microhabitats, as well as validate a model of phenology and share her results with growers and media alike. At the University of Maryland Eastern ...

Stone: Eagles, loons intertwined in habitat - Appleton Post Crescent (blog)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:52

Appleton Post Crescent (blog)

Stone: Eagles, loons intertwined in habitat
Appleton Post Crescent (blog)
Order your copy at http://cablemuseum.org/natural-connections-book/. For over 45 years, the Cable Natural History Museum has served to connect you to the Northwoods. Come visit us in Cable, WI! Our new phenology exhibit: “Nature's Calendar: Signs of ...

Tracking Climate Change Through Hibernating Toads - GotScience.org

Phenology in the News - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 08:39

GotScience.org

Tracking Climate Change Through Hibernating Toads
GotScience.org
Amphibian breeding phenology trends under climate change: Predicting the past to forecast the future. Global Change Biology, DOI:10.1111/gcb.13390. Neha Jain is a freelance science writer based in Hong Kong who has a passion for sharing science with ...

PLOS Ecology Community - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Phenology in the News - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 04:33

PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLOS Ecology Community
PLoS Blogs (blog)
Nicole Rafferty opened the Climate Change: Ranges & Phenology I session presenting her research on patterns of bumblebee visitation at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. As a part of this project, she installed a reciprocal transplant experiment ...

Postcard-Worthy Sunday, While Historic Flooding Grips Louisiana - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Phenology in the News - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 20:24

Postcard-Worthy Sunday, While Historic Flooding Grips Louisiana
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Phenology" is the study of seasonal changes in animal and plant behavior. But animals and plants react to previous weather patterns - rather than predicting what's to come. My winter outlook: "changeable". Take it to the bank. While we savor an ...

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