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Nature's Notebook: Through the Eyes of a Citizen Scientist - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Phenology in the News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:06

PLoS Blogs (blog)

Nature's Notebook: Through the Eyes of a Citizen Scientist
PLoS Blogs (blog)
Sponsored by the USA National Phenology Network, Nature's Notebook has over 6,000 volunteers recording the life cycle or phenology of some 900 species. Eventually this continent-wide project hopes to combine its data with similar programs like Project ...

Dairy Palooza set for May 9 - Sidney Daily News (subscription)

Phenology in the News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 13:21

Dairy Palooza set for May 9
Sidney Daily News (subscription)
Phenology is the study of how plants and animals use the yearly changes in climate to determine when they start natural events such as breeding or flowering. Hardin County Master Gardener Volunteers are holding a “What Time is it in the Garden?

Outdoors Calendar - Press Herald

Phenology in the News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:05

Outdoors Calendar
Press Herald
The Bangor Land Trust is joining The National Phenology Network and Signs of the Seasons to promote a citizen science project studying how the seasons change. Join the training from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on April 4 in the Bangor Land Trust office at 8 Harlow St.

When muse meets her artist:Manet's favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon's ... - Park Rapids Enterprise

Phenology in the News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:05

Park Rapids Enterprise

When muse meets her artist:Manet's favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon's ...
Park Rapids Enterprise
Gibbon, an associate professor of English at Bemidji State University, was a full-time reporter at the Park Rapids Enterprise from about 2002-2005 and wrote an outdoors column, “Phenology Report,” for seven years. “I had a wonderful time writing this ...

Building A Better Black Raspberry - Growing Produce

Phenology in the News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:09

Growing Produce

Building A Better Black Raspberry
Growing Produce
This in turn can help identify sources of disease and insect resistance as well desirable horticultural traits such as improved fruit size, plant vigor, phenology (e.g. time of flowering), fruit chemistry (sugar and acid levels), and heat tolerance ...

Learn about nature at Schmeeckle Reserve - Stevenspointjournal

Phenology in the News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:39

Stevenspointjournal

Learn about nature at Schmeeckle Reserve
Stevenspointjournal
•Spring Into Action, 6:30 p.m. on April 16 — Celebrate phenology, the study of the seasons, as Schmeeckle Reserve begins the changes of spring. •The Power of Nature, 1 p.m. on April 18 — Stroll down Schmeeckle Reserve's Trail of Reflections to learn ...

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Wild Ideas: Peepers, clackers and the sounds of spring - Rappahannock News

Phenology in the News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:30

Rappahannock News

Wild Ideas: Peepers, clackers and the sounds of spring
Rappahannock News
Included on the Virginia is for Frogs page are links to identification guides and the Virginia Herpetological Society's website, a downloadable chart of Virginia frog phenology (calling/breeding periods) and, for kids, frog and toad coloring pages. For ...

How Important Is Soil Temperature? - Mother Earth News

Phenology in the News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:31

Mother Earth News

How Important Is Soil Temperature?
Mother Earth News
The study of recurring plant and animal life cycles and their relationship to weather is called phenology. Some gardeners keep their own records from year to year about when things bloom and other observations. Even when you've thought you have taken ...

"Ha, ha, ha," winter: Laughing gull and friends return - The News Journal

Phenology in the News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:38

The News Journal

"Ha, ha, ha," winter: Laughing gull and friends return
The News Journal
He can predict those arrivals because scientists and birders keep track of migration and arrival times through the study of phenology, which goes beyond looking at a bird's annual movements. It also examines recurring life cycle stages in plants and ...

Tuning in to nature's rhythms - Poughkeepsie Journal

Phenology in the News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 18:44

Poughkeepsie Journal

Tuning in to nature's rhythms
Poughkeepsie Journal
The science of studying the timing of seasonal changes and natural life cycle events is called phenology. Some observers have kept meticulous accounts – from Japan's 1,600 year cherry blossom records to Henry David Thoreau's writings on Walden Pond ...

Genetic architecture and genomic patterns of gene flow between hybridizing ... - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 03:14

Genetic architecture and genomic patterns of gene flow between hybridizing ...
Nature.com
Previous studies have indicated differences in vegetative primary growth phenology between white spruce and Engelmann spruce, with Engelmann spruce having earlier bud burst and bud set timing than white spruce in the same environment (De La Torre et ...

Master gardeners weed through horticulture questions on Medina County hotline - cleveland.com

Phenology in the News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:23

cleveland.com

Master gardeners weed through horticulture questions on Medina County hotline
cleveland.com
Now is the time to start preparing soil for planting; plant cold weather vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, cabbage and broccoli on a cold frame; and start carrots, peas, lettuce and radishes from seeds, she said. "We talk a lot about plant phenology ...

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A brutal winter slowly yields to spring - North Country Public Radio

Phenology in the News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 07:28

North Country Public Radio

A brutal winter slowly yields to spring
North Country Public Radio
Mar 24, 2015 — It was another cold morning at the Intervale Lowlands Preserve in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The valley near Lake Placid set another 48-state record low at 12 below zero this morning. Saranac Lake was the second ...

How the Warming Climate Is Transforming Your Garden - CityLab

Phenology in the News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 05:36

CityLab

How the Warming Climate Is Transforming Your Garden
CityLab
There's ample evidence climate change is messing with the world's phenology, aka the timing of natural life cycles. Warmer temperatures are hastening the emergence of butterflies and driving short-range migratory birds north weeks earlier. They're ...

“Ha, ha, ha,” winter: Laughing gull and friends return - The News Journal

Phenology in the News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 21:19

The News Journal

“Ha, ha, ha,” winter: Laughing gull and friends return
The News Journal
He can predict those arrivals because scientists and birders keep track of migration and arrival times through the study of phenology, which goes beyond looking at a bird's annual movements. It also examines recurring life cycle stages in plants and ...

Location is key for timing of Amazon tree growth - environmentalresearchweb

Phenology in the News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 03:10

environmentalresearchweb

Location is key for timing of Amazon tree growth
environmentalresearchweb
"Climate change is a real concern, and our study shows that the adaptive phenology of these trees may provide a level of resilience if the changes in climate happen at a slow enough rate," said Jones. "Furthermore, we also observe regional ...

Spring phenology walk at Marsh River Preserve - Boothbay Register

Phenology in the News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 07:21

Spring phenology walk at Marsh River Preserve
Boothbay Register
Spring arrives on March 20 and staff from the Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association will be leading a search along the trails of the Marsh River Preserve on Thursday, March 26 at 10 a.m. to find evidence that spring is truly around the corner. SVCA ...

Gardening workshop scheduled - The Courier

Phenology in the News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 22:59

Gardening workshop scheduled
The Courier
KENTON — Hancock County Master Gardener Bill Jones will present a workshop on phenology from 9 a.m. to noon April 18 at Harco Industries, 750 N. Ida St., Kenton. Phenology is the science of the timing of flowering plants and when diseases and insects ...

Outdoors calendar - Press Herald

Phenology in the News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:46

Outdoors calendar
Press Herald
Additionally, participants will learn how their observations become valuable data when added to Nature's Notebook, the national online database hosted by the USA National Phenology Network. No cost. Registration is required. Call 942-1010 or email ...

Priority effects during fungal community establishment in beech wood - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 09:37

Priority effects during fungal community establishment in beech wood
Nature.com
There will also be local variability in the presence of other potential invading species through differences in fruiting phenology and availability of different species of wood. For example, fungal colonisation patterns in Picea abies were shown to ...

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