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Of Bears and Berries - Flathead Beacon

Phenology in the News - 15 hours 44 min ago

Of Bears and Berries
Flathead Beacon
And yet, for a species as popular as huckleberries, little is known about its phenology – in other words, its cyclic, seasonal behavior and how it's affected by habitat and variations in climate. “For a species as iconic and charismatic as the ...

Trap crops in insect pest management - The Hindu

Phenology in the News - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 09:44

Trap crops in insect pest management
The Hindu
Manipulation of stand in time and space so that attractive host plants are offered at critical time in pests and the crop phenology leads to the concentration of the pests at the desired site, the crop. Farmers are being motivated to utilize trap ...

Critical Pollinator Study in Shenandoah National Park - Charlottesville Tomorrow

Phenology in the News - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:26

Critical Pollinator Study in Shenandoah National Park
Charlottesville Tomorrow
Dr. Rykken, an Associate with the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, is gathering information on pollinator diversity, distribution and phenology in Shenandoah National Park. Rykken envisions this project as an opportunity to increase ...

Nature's rhythms signal when to plant what - The Ellsworth American

Phenology in the News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:07

The Ellsworth American

Nature's rhythms signal when to plant what
The Ellsworth American
These events occur in a regular order, keenly noted by farmers, gardeners and other observers of the natural world. The science of tracking and studying these debuts is called phenology, a word that — as it says on the website of the Aldo Leopold ...

Tremont Institute plans volunteer open house July 9 - Maryville Daily Times

Phenology in the News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 21:06

Tremont Institute plans volunteer open house July 9
Maryville Daily Times
Volunteer jobs include facility maintenance, event planning, office work, community events, research project assistance, phenology plot monitoring and more. A sampling of needs can be found on Tremont's Web site at www.gsmit.org/volunteer.html.

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'Citizen scientists' to watch mayflies in Wisconsin - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Phenology in the News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 16:15

'Citizen scientists' to watch mayflies in Wisconsin
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Volunteers are asked to gather and submit field observations using a website and smartphone apps developed in 2008 by the USA-National Phenology Network. The technology, known as Nature's Notebook, will allow those with little training to record ...

'A resource without parallel' - Emporia Gazette

Phenology in the News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 07:42

Emporia Gazette

'A resource without parallel'
Emporia Gazette
The information in this book also brings names and taxonomic information into line with recent developments in “studies of DNA, macro- and micromorphology, cytology, ecology, and phenology”. It expands upon Bare's earlier book's 831 entries with ...

Tremont hosts volunteer open house - Maryville Daily Times

Phenology in the News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 21:08

Tremont hosts volunteer open house
Maryville Daily Times
Volunteer jobs include facility maintenance, event planning, office work, community events, research project assistance, phenology plot monitoring, and more. A sampling of needs can be found on Tremont's Web site at http://www.gsmit.org/volunteer.html.

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

Phenology in the News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:31

5 things to do in the Parkway
Wicked Local West Roxbury
This citizen science program will open a window into the Arboretum's phenology - the timing of natural events, such as the leafing out of trees in the spring and the turning of colors in the fall. Attend a free training session on Wednesday, July 8, 5 ...

Response of chinook salmon to climate change - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 01:55

Response of chinook salmon to climate change
Nature.com
In their Correspondence, Mantua et al. have highlighted the complexity underlying the susceptibility of salmon to climate change. We certainly agree with the authors that behavioural responses, enacted through changes in phenology, can be important for ...

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State Funds University Research - Yankton Daily Press

Phenology in the News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 19:51

State Funds University Research
Yankton Daily Press
Dr. Meghann Jarchow, Biology — “Prairies in Multifunctional Landscapes: Understanding the Effects of Disturbance and Plant Phenology (Year 2 Continuation Proposal)” (Grant award: $24,965). • Dr. Jing Liu, Physics — “Development of a Segmented p-type ...

What's Happening This Week - Cecil Whig

Phenology in the News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:05

What's Happening This Week
Cecil Whig
Blooms, butterflies and dragonflies – phenology is the study of the timing of recurring life cycle stages of plants and animals. We are seeking volunteers to accompany the naturalist and record data digitally as we monitor flowering plants, butterflies ...

The season of love and first sightings - Bend Bulletin

Phenology in the News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:12

Bend Bulletin

The season of love and first sightings
Bend Bulletin
The science of tracking and studying these debuts is called phenology, a word that — as it says on the website of the Aldo Leopold Foundation — comes from the Greek phaino, which means “to show or appear.” Leopold himself, a forester, writer and ...

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Keeping time with plants - Washington Post

Phenology in the News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 22:15

Keeping time with plants
Washington Post
The science of tracking and studying these debuts is called phenology, a word that — as it says on the Web site of the Aldo Leopold Foundation — comes from the Greek phaino, which means “to show or appear.” Leopold himself, a forester, writer and ...

Huckleberry hound: Glacier National Park researcher studies a favorite of ... - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Phenology in the News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 15:59

Ravalli Republic

Huckleberry hound: Glacier National Park researcher studies a favorite of ...
Casper Star-Tribune Online
WEST GLACIER, Mont. — A researcher is working to learn more about huckleberries, which constitute 15 percent of the diet of grizzlies and black bears in Glacier National Park. Tabitha Graves, a research ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, has ...
Huckleberry hound: Glacier Park researcher studies a favorite of bears, birds ...Helena Independent Record

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Researcher studies huckleberries in Glacier Park - Washington Times

Phenology in the News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 15:04

Researcher studies huckleberries in Glacier Park
Washington Times
WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - A researcher is working to learn more about huckleberries, which constitute 15 percent of the diet of grizzlies and black bears in Glacier National Park. Tabitha Graves, a research ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey ...

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Researcher studies huckleberries in Glacier Park - SFGate

Phenology in the News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 15:00

The Missoulian

Researcher studies huckleberries in Glacier Park
SFGate
"The phenology of huckleberries isn't published," Graves says, referring to the study of the plant's life cycle events, and how they are influenced by habitat and variations in climate. "There's a lot of information, but it's mostly in people's heads ...
Huckleberry hound: Glacier Park researcher studies a favorite of bears, birds ...Helena Independent Record

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Huckleberry hound: Glacier Park researcher studies a favorite of bears, birds ... - The Missoulian

Phenology in the News - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 19:09

The Missoulian

Huckleberry hound: Glacier Park researcher studies a favorite of bears, birds ...
The Missoulian
Tabitha Graves, with the U.S. Geological Survey, inspects a huckleberry plant at one of her test sites in Glacier National Park last week. Graves is collecting data that may some day help determine the potential berry crop heading into a given season.

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State Grants Advance Public University Research - Yankton Daily Press

Phenology in the News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:56

State Grants Advance Public University Research
Yankton Daily Press
Dr. Meghann Jarchow, Biology — "Prairies in Multifunctional Landscapes: Understanding the Effects of Disturbance and Plant Phenology (Year 2 Continuation Proposal)" (Grant award: $24,965). • Dr. Jing Liu, Physics — "Development of a Segmented p-type ...

School honors and graduations - Stowe Today

Phenology in the News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:38

School honors and graduations
Stowe Today
Haab received the Donald K. Rose University Fellows Endowment. Her project is titled “Ethology and Phenology of the Assassin Fly Lasiopogon Slossonae (Diptera: Asilidae) in a Riparian Zone Near Lake Placid, NY.” She will be mentored by Karl McKnight, ...

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