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5 Things to do in the Parkway - Wicked Local Roslindale

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:32

5 Things to do in the Parkway
Wicked Local Roslindale
Alyssa Rosemartin of the USA National Phenology Network will speak about the science of the seasons and the power of citizen science initiatives, like Tree Spotters. Interested in improving communication between scientists, the public and decision ...

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5 Things to do in the Parkway - Wicked Local West Roxbury

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:21

5 Things to do in the Parkway
Wicked Local West Roxbury
Alyssa Rosemartin of the USA National Phenology Network will speak about the science of the seasons and the power of citizen science initiatives, like Tree Spotters. Interested in improving communication between scientists, the public and decision ...

An opportunity for learning and fun OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer class - Youngstown Vindicator

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:28

An opportunity for learning and fun OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer class
Youngstown Vindicator
You may choose to help with our community gardening programs, work and learn in our Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic, help grow plants with school children, write articles, teach classes, work with bugs affecting local farms, record phenology data on ...

Mohonk Preserve sets volunteer training schedule - The Daily Freeman

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:14

The Daily Freeman

Mohonk Preserve sets volunteer training schedule
The Daily Freeman
Training sessions include: Peregrine Watch, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18; interpretive guides, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 4; photographers, noon to 2 p.m. March 4; administrative/events/trail ambassadors, 3 to 4:30 p.m. March 4; phenology, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m ...

The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) When Examining Climate Change - The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:39

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

The Importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) When Examining Climate Change
The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Models that are run for specific tasks cannot offer nor evaluate qualitative measures of human interaction issues such as cultural impact adaptations, traditional food set shifting, or phenology sequencing in relation to traditional cultural activities ...

Winter tree identification workshop - Mountain Xpress (blog)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:24

Winter tree identification workshop
Mountain Xpress (blog)
During the guided workshop, participants will gain a basic understanding of winter tree identification and phenology. The course will include fieldwork as well as writing and identification exercises and it will provide firsthand experiences of various ...

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Crop tech innovations keep coming - Farm Industry News (subscription)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 14:52

Farm Industry News (subscription)

Crop tech innovations keep coming
Farm Industry News (subscription)
The company calls the tech its Dynamic Phenology and it makes use of trap data from a specific field to accurately predict future insect stages. For corn and soybean farmers, this may be valuable for monitoring aphid populations or corn rootworm ...

Google News

New England's 1816 “Mackerel Year,” Volcanoes and Climate ... - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:09

United States Geological Survey (press release)

New England's 1816 “Mackerel Year,” Volcanoes and Climate ...
United States Geological Survey (press release)
Hundreds of articles have been written about the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history, at Indonesia's Mt. Tambora just over 200 years ago. But for a small ...

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New England's 1816 'Mackerel Year' and climate change today - Phys.Org

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:00

Phys.Org

New England's 1816 'Mackerel Year' and climate change today
Phys.Org
Major export species including freshwater-spawning alewives and shad and marine-spawning mackerel and herring, have different temperature tolerances and seasonal migration patterns and timing, or phenology. Alewives and mackerel arrived earlier ...

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A Superior Location - Pocoho News

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 09:35

A Superior Location
Pocoho News
Second grade teacher Margaret McKnight also gets her students learning in the outdoors “This year in second grade, I have been trying to get the second graders outside at least once a week for a science project we're calling our phenology project.

Serving the Community in Honor of MLK Jr. - KTVN

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 04:33

Serving the Community in Honor of MLK Jr.
KTVN
We will be cataloging all living things in the park as part of a annual phenology project, to garner a better understanding of the plants, animals, and other wildlife and how their populations are changing. We will transect the park, and each volunteer ...

Climate change research branches out — to leaves - Titusville Herald

Phenology in the News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 01:11

Titusville Herald

Climate change research branches out — to leaves
Titusville Herald
In a paper published in “Climate Change Responses,” early this year, Radville reported that peak root growth occurred two and a half weeks before leaf growth on the tundra in Greenland, suggesting that spring root phenology is not controlled by carbon ...

UT Arboretum Society has global warming, climate change program Thursday - Oak Ridge Today

Phenology in the News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:24

Oak Ridge Today

UT Arboretum Society has global warming, climate change program Thursday
Oak Ridge Today
The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will present a program on global warming and climate change on Thursday in Oak Ridge. The program, titled “It's all in the Timing: Impacts of Global Warming on Ecosystems and Phenology,” is scheduled from ...

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Vail Daily column: Phenology: A winter hobby - Vail Daily News

Phenology in the News - Sat, 01/14/2017 - 11:52

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily column: Phenology: A winter hobby
Vail Daily News
Phenology is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate, plant and animal life. Individuals or groups who keep track of their personal observations year-to-year may recognize similarities and differences in ...

Thoreau Believed in Fairies - Wall Street Journal

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/13/2017 - 15:20

Wall Street Journal

Thoreau Believed in Fairies
Wall Street Journal
And it's not only a question of his vocabulary, which drops words—“etheric,” “hermetic,” “phenology”—that will send mere mortals reaching for the dictionary. As the above snippet shows, he presents his subject's metaphysical musings so uncritically ...

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The Hermit Who Inadvertently Shaped Climate-Change Science - The Atlantic

Phenology in the News - Thu, 01/12/2017 - 06:00

The Atlantic

The Hermit Who Inadvertently Shaped Climate-Change Science
The Atlantic
Barr's data would likely have remained the tinkering of an amateur scientist were he not so close to the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL), one of the most important phenology research sites in the world. During the last couple decades ...

Group of 11 UA Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars - UANews (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 16:47

UANews (press release)

Group of 11 UA Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars
UANews (press release)
Biosphere 2 fellow Amy Hudson, a doctoral student of the School of Natural Resources and the Environment and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, who is using tree-ring records and citizen science-based datasets from the U.S. Phenology Network to ...

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Group of 11 Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars - UANews (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 15:15

UANews (press release)

Group of 11 Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars
UANews (press release)
Biosphere 2 fellow Amy Hudson, a doctoral student of the School of Natural Resources and the Environment and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, who is using tree-ring records and citizen science-based datasets from the U.S. Phenology Network to ...

Google News

The Trump Cards of Climate Change in Olive Cultivation - Olive Oil Times

Phenology in the News - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:34

The Trump Cards of Climate Change in Olive Cultivation
Olive Oil Times
This temperature rise in combination with prolonged dry periods affect among others the phenology, physiology and productivity of cultivated plants, and more specific, the olive trees,” Kabourakis said. The issue of climate change has too many facets ...

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Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows - BBC News

Phenology in the News - Fri, 01/06/2017 - 17:16

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows
BBC News
A "clear signal" of urbanisation has been identified in the evolution of organisms, which has implications for sustainability and human well-being. In analysis of more than 1,600 cases around the globe, researchers said the changes could affect ...

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