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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
How tracking phenology can meet your science and outreach goals - Webinar 3 03/11/2014

Learn the steps to create a phenology program at your site, from creating a science question, choosing plants and animals to monitor, to data entry and download.

USA-NPN Booth at the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books 03/15/2014

This contains materials exhibited at the USA-NPN Booth at the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books, located in Science City - Science of the Natural World, March 15-16.  The booth was staffed by two NPN personnel from 9am til 5: Read More »

Nature's Notebook at the New York Botanical Garden 03/25/2014

Docents at the New York Botanical Garden participated in this webinar on the importance of phenology data, the results at the garden so far, some specifics on using Nature's Notebook and got some answers to their tricky phenophase questions.

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USA-NPN External Program Review Workshop 04/01/2014

USA-NPN External Program Review Workshop, Tucson, AZ April 1-2, 2014.

Grand Canyon Teacher's Workshop 04/04/2014

This workshop was presented to teachers in grades K-12 at the Grand Canyon National Park. Here are some links we discussed during our workshop:

Science Daily: - I Read More »

Nature's Notebook Webinar: Botany 101: Plant Parts and Tricky Phenophases 04/08/2014

How do I know when a leaf bud has broken? Do I count the number of seeds or seed heads? When is a fruit ripe? We will provide answers to these common questions and more.

Teachers' Workshop at the Phoenix Zoo - Inquiry-based Learning 05/03/2014

This workshop presents Nature's Notebook as a tool for facilitating a long-term, inquiry-based phenology program in a variety of educational settings.  

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Phenology Trail Resources and contacts:

Tucson Audubon Society, Tracking Seasonal Changes 05/12/2014
Southeast Arizona experiences unique changes throughout the seasons. What are your favorite seasonal hallmarks? Hummingbirds at your backyard feeder in winter? Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from bridges on summer evenings? Monsoon wildflowers? Have you noticed how these events change with Read More »
Getting started with Nature's Notebook on your National Wildlife Refuge 05/15/2014

We discuss how you can use Nature's Notebook to meet management and outreach objectives. We demonstrate how to get started with Nature's Notebook, how to associate yourself with the USFWS group, and highlight our pilot program at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge as an Read More »

STEMAZing Teacher's Professional Development Workshop 06/09/2014

This 4-hour teacher training workshop provides an overview to phenology, ecology, climate, and the USA-NPN.  Teachers were to come prepared, or do as a homework assignment, a review of the Nature's Notebook website so they were ready for discussion about how to set up a site at their school Read More »