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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.
|Teens in the Garden at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona||09/19/2015||
The Teens in the Garden program at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona is a once a month program designed for teen volunteers. In addition to volunteering their time at the garden, learning and helping with garden tasks such as Read More »
|Teachers On The Estuary Summer 2015 Workshop - Nature's Notebook||06/25/2015||
This presentation was given to teachers participating in the Teachers on the Estuary program sponsored by the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. It was part of a 4-day training designed to engage eachers in stewardship, citizen science, and the natural world.
|SciGirls CONNECT Monthly Webinar||06/02/2015||
Title: Nature's Rhythms: Understanding seasonal and long-term changes around us through PHENOLOGY
|The rhythm of seasonal change: Garden observations||03/27/2015||
This one hour intro to phenology and phenophase defintions in Nature's Notebook was presented to the gardeners at the Siouxland Garden Show in Sioux City, Iowa.
|US Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 Staff and Volunteer Workshops||03/06/2015||
This series of workshops was held at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge on March 6th and 7th, 2015. The purpose of these workshops was to introduce staff and volunteers to phenology monitoring for science and outreach, learn how to use Nature's Notebook, and to develop Read More »
|Central Arizona Phenology Trail Workshop & Master Gardener Lecture||02/17/2015||
Two 3 hour workshops and a 1 hour evening lecture were presented to a group of volunteers in Central Arizona, in support of the newly forming Central Arizona Phenology Trail. Workshop resources and educational content delivered is posted below.
|Introduction to Phenology and Nature's Notebook for Middle School||01/29/2015||
Use this Introductory Content with Middle School students as a primer for participating in a semester-long Nature's Notebook observation project. The students will make observations in their outdoor classroom once a week for the semester, and work on phenology as a topic twice a week. Read More »
|Cochise Master Naturalist Phenology Class||12/04/2014||
This 3 hour class was presented as part of the Cochise Master Naturalist Program.
|Be a scientist! Bring biology to life through Citizen Science||10/18/2014||
This presentation was delivered at the 2014 National Science Teacher's Association Area Conference in Richmond, Virginia.
|ESA Educator's Conference 2014||10/04/2014||
This 30 minute presentation was given at the Ecological Society of America's Life Discovery Conference for Biology Educators. The presentation covered why phenology is useful as a tool for science inquiry, a background on Nature's Notebook, the USA-NPN resources available for teachers, Read More »