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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.
|Making meaning out of science: Using Nature's Notebook to engage volunteers in exciting and relevant research||09/17/2013||
This presentation was given at the Galaxy IV Conference for Cooperative Extension. The results from a two year study are included.
|Tracking Seasonal Changes in the Sonoran Desert||08/16/2013||
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 Read More »
|2013 Ecological Society of America||08/05/2013||
This series of presentations were delivered at the 2013 Ecological Society of America annual meeting.
Monday, August 5: 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
|Making meaning out of science: Using Nature's Notebook to engage volunteers in exciting and relevant research||07/25/2013||
This presentation was delivered at the 2013 American Society for Horticulture Science annual conference. It provides information from a case study using Master Gardeners engaged in monitoring phenology as part of their 50 hour training course over two years.
|Teaching Change: Phenology, climate Change and Citizen Science at Hakalau Forest||07/15/2013||
Poster presented at the Hawai'i Conservation Conference and the Hawai'i Environmental Education Symposium. Partners from The University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Management, USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, US FWS Read More »
|Phenology as an indicator of a changing climate||07/10/2013||
This 45-minute talk is an introduction to phenology and it's application for management and research. It also includes information about Nature's Notebook and local applications in Tucson, AZ.
|Botanical Society of America meetings||07/01/2013||
Botanical Society of America meetings, New Orleans, July 2013 -- 15 participants
|Observing life cycles and change: Making meaning out of our natural world by taking a closer look||06/11/2013||
This was a 2 hour workshop presented in a series for teachers learning about earth science at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. It is sutable for use as a general introduction to using observation skills in the natural world, learning about ecosystems and climate, and an overview of Read More »
|2013 Grand Canyon Celebrate Wildlife Day, Grand Canyon National Park, Mather Point Visitor Center||05/18/2013||
This 1 hour talk was presented to visitors on the 2103 Grand Canyon Celebrate Wildlife Day at the National Park. It includes an introduction to the importance of making and recording observations, understanding how ecosystems and life cycles are affected by a changing climate, and how you Read More »
|How to enter data online in Nature's Notebook||05/13/2013||
This 1 hour webinar was presented to the Signs of the Seasons volunteer group and demonstrates how to move through the process of entering data online in Nature's Notebook. You can also find written instructions on how to do so by visiting our Read More »