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Heeding nature's call with a one-lake study and more - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Heeding nature's call with a one-lake study and more
Minneapolis Star Tribune
His passion for phenology — the study of seasonal natural phenomena — aides this work, and also helps satisfy his naturally curious bent. About seven years ago, Hudson asked the Department of Natural Resources to allow him and Carlson, among select ...

Sibley's new naturalist assesses park's possibilities - St. Cloud Times

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:03

St. Cloud Times

Sibley's new naturalist assesses park's possibilities
St. Cloud Times
... and I kind of grew up in this oak savannah wetland area. So it's the ecosystem where I'm at home and where I'm comfortable and get really excited about seeing the different phenology and changes," Olson said. Follow Ann Wessel on Twitter @AnnWessel.

Songbirds Emerge for Spring, But Is the Timing Off? (Essay) - Live Science

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:50

Live Science

Songbirds Emerge for Spring, But Is the Timing Off? (Essay)
Live Science
As part of the North American Bird Phenology Program, a network of volunteer observers has recorded arrival and departure dates of migratory birds in North America from the 1880s to 1970. Volunteers are now helping to import more than 1.5 million ...

Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:55

Nature.com

Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees
Nature.com
We artificially delayed emergence by about a month, by storing cocoons at 2–5 °C, to match the phenology of the spring-sown oilseed rape. In our study region in southern Sweden, observations of the species since 1990 indicate May (255 observations) to ...

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Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:55

Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees
Nature.com
We artificially delayed emergence by about a month, by storing cocoons at 2–5 °C, to match the phenology of the spring-sown oilseed rape. In our study region in southern Sweden, observations of the species since 1990 indicate May (255 observations) to ...

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Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:55

Seed coating with a neonicotinoid insecticide negatively affects wild bees
Nature.com
We artificially delayed emergence by about a month, by storing cocoons at 2–5 °C, to match the phenology of the spring-sown oilseed rape. In our study region in southern Sweden, observations of the species since 1990 indicate May (255 observations) to ...

Meet: Climate change educator Esperanza Stancioff - Press Herald

Phenology in the News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 01:02

Press Herald

Meet: Climate change educator Esperanza Stancioff
Press Herald
We called her up this month, just when we were feeling fairly sure that winter was never going to end, to ask her to explain “phenology” to us. We learned how all of us can become amateur phenologists, discussed the data-gathering prowess of Henry ...

Chart changes in seasons with phenology - Poughkeepsie Journal

Phenology in the News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 13:07

Poughkeepsie Journal

Chart changes in seasons with phenology
Poughkeepsie Journal
Phenology. It's an oddly antiseptic word with a beautiful meaning. The latin root “pheno” means “to appear” or “to bring to light,” and it describes the timing of seasonal changes and life cycle events in the natural world. We all feel a profound ...

Soddy-Daisy's Ivy Academy charter school celebrates new campus - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:02

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Soddy-Daisy's Ivy Academy charter school celebrates new campus
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ivy Academy executive director Angie Markum talks about the spotted salamander painted by students on the wall inside the commons area at the Soddy-Daisy School on April 17, 2015. "Phenology is the science of when things appear in nature according to ...

WRITERS WRITE: The fascination of owls - Portage Daily Register

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 20:07

Portage Daily Register

WRITERS WRITE: The fascination of owls
Portage Daily Register
I watched the most interesting show on channel 21 the other night. The show was nature and the subject was owls. As all shows they lure you in with a quick preview, and this was of a great grey owl of the north sailing in right through the TV into your ...

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WRITERS WRITE: The fascination of owls - Portage Daily Register

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 20:07

WRITERS WRITE: The fascination of owls
Portage Daily Register
I watched the most interesting show on channel 21 the other night. The show was nature and the subject was owls. As all shows they lure you in with a quick preview, and this was of a great grey owl of the north sailing in right through the TV into your ...

Snakes, birds: an update - Opelika Observer

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:00

Snakes, birds: an update
Opelika Observer
Phenology is a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic phenomena, such as bird migration and plant flowering. I've always been interested in phenology, especially as it pertains to frogs and birds. At present, loud ...

Engaging Earth Day celebrations abound in Santa Fe - Santa Fe New Mexican

Phenology in the News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 21:10

Santa Fe New Mexican

Engaging Earth Day celebrations abound in Santa Fe
Santa Fe New Mexican
Education director Mollie Parsons said the event should be “engaging for any age group” and will involve phenology monitoring sessions, pest-control sessions and bird nest monitoring. Santa Fe Preparatory School student Rain Romero, who volunteers at ...

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Contemporary and historic factors influence differently genetic ... - Nature.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 02:24

Contemporary and historic factors influence differently genetic ...
Nature.com
For self-compatible species, outcrossing rate may be highly variable among populations because of differences in pollinator availability and flowering phenology (Barrett, 2002). Therefore, it is most likely that high frequency of mating between closely ...

NATUREWISE: Phenology — arrival of birds and blooms - Pentiction Western News

Phenology in the News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 08:42

NATUREWISE: Phenology — arrival of birds and blooms
Pentiction Western News
Recording the dates of bird arrival and flower bloom is part of the science of phenology which Webster's dictionary defines as “the study of natural phenomena that recur periodically as migration, blossoming etc. and of their relations to climate and ...

Five for your planner - Herald-Mail Media

Phenology in the News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 04:10

Herald-Mail Media

Five for your planner
Herald-Mail Media
Lifecycles: Phenology Workshop, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16. Renfrew Museum and Park Visitor Center, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Marian Orlousky will present a program on phenology, the study of the recurring life cycle stages of plants and animals ...

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Climate change could boost area suitable for double cropping - environmentalresearchweb

Phenology in the News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 03:46

environmentalresearchweb

Climate change could boost area suitable for double cropping
environmentalresearchweb
To find out more, Seifert and Lobell combined daily weather data and crop phenology (timing) models. Their results revealed that between 1988 and 2012 up to 28% more cultivated area in the US became suitable for double cropping of winter wheat and ...

Impact of climate change to be examined in Sunderbans - The Hindu

Phenology in the News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 17:02

Impact of climate change to be examined in Sunderbans
The Hindu
... : The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has proposed to set up long-term permanent monitoring plots in Sunderbans, a world heritage site, having maximum mangrove cover in the world to study the impacts of climate change on its flora and fauna.

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Impact of climate change to be examined in Sunderbans - The Hindu

Phenology in the News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 17:02

Impact of climate change to be examined in Sunderbans
The Hindu
... : The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has proposed to set up long-term permanent monitoring plots in Sunderbans, a world heritage site, having maximum mangrove cover in the world to study the impacts of climate change on its flora and fauna.

Get out - St. Cloud Times

Phenology in the News - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 06:55

St. Cloud Times

Get out
St. Cloud Times
Explore the woods, ponds, lake and wetlands during "Spring Phenology With Larry Weber," which starts at 5 p.m. May 8 and runs through 1 p.m. May 10 at the Audubon Center of the North Woods just outside Sandstone. Retired after 40 years as a science ...

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