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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 Date Description
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

This webinar was delivered to the SciGirls CONNECT audience and is meant to accompany the Nature's Notebook activity in Read More »

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 »

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