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Workshop Archive

Workshops, Presentations, and Events held by the USA-NPN NCO and our collaborators are listed below. Click on the workshop title for more information, including agendas and slides.

Workshop Title Datesort descending Description
Climate Change and the Seasonal Cycles of Nature 06/28/2012

This is a professional development workshop for high school and adult educators.  It was offered by University of California, Santa Barbara, educators Dr. Susan Mazer, Professor of Ecology and Evolution UCSB, UCSB PhD Candidate Brian Haggerty, and Barbara Applebaum, Supervisory Park Read More »

Nature's Notebook - A tool for educational programs: Teaching science literacy and climate change 07/19/2012

This is a poster, which can be used as a generic educational poster template, discusses the use of Nature's Notebook as a teaching tool for multiple audiences and educational goals.  It is posted in PowerPoint format so it can be edited as needed.  

2012 American Society of Horticulture Science Talk - Training Extension Volunteers to Track Climate Change using Phenology Monitoring 08/04/2012

This 20-minute talk was presented by LoriAnne Barnett at the 2012 American Society of Horticulture Science Conference (Miami, FL) in the Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Track. Read More »

Tracking Climate Change through Phenology Monitoring: Using Nature's Notebook as a Tool 09/12/2012

This 1.5 hour workshop with hands-on activity and discussion was presented at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville Keys to the Past, Insight to the Future:  Paleoecology and the Improtance of Environmental History Seminar Series.

NAAEE Workshop - Phenology Monitoring and Citizen Science: Partnerships for Educators and Scientists 10/10/2012

Workshop presented at the 2012 North American Association of Environmental Education in Oakland, CA Is climate

change affecting seasonal plant and animal responses? Why should you care? Learn about the importance of phenology ( Read More »

Fall 2012 Arboretum - Nature's Notebook Workshop 11/01/2012

Phenology Walk on the UA Campus next Thursday, Nov. 1st from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm.  We will be meeting at Old Main and taking a short walk on the grounds to visit some of the trees in the Arboretum which are tagged for the Tucson Read More »

Harvest Festival at the Tucson Audubon Mason Center 11/03/2012

Two phenology walks and a 45 minute lecture were given at the 2012 Mesquite Harvest Festival. The Mason Center is a site on the Tucson Phenology Trail. 

Pima Master Gardeners Monthly Meeting 11/07/2012

This 1 hour presentation was an overview of the importance of phenological monitoring for gardening enthusiasts and professionals.  It advertised the Tucson Phenology Trail and the Pima Extension Offices participation in data collection at the MG site. 

Tucson Botanical Garden and the Phenology Trail 11/08/2012

This 1 hour presentation was for the monthly docent meeting at the Tucson Botanical Garden.  It was an introduction to phenology and gardening practices and an invitation to join the Tucson Phenology Trail by monitoring species on site.

Home water harvesting course phenology lecture 11/14/2012

This 2 hour lecture was given to a home water harvesting class at the University of Arizona.  It covers general phenological concepts as well as applications in water harvesting and rain garden environments.  It also included a general field portion where students were introduced to Read More »