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The USA-NPN, phenology, and our partners are often in the news. Follow some recent stories below.

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Sara N. Schaffer


  • Join us for Phenology Week 2014
    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Join the USA-NPN and Partners along the Tucson Phenology Trail to learn about local PHENOLOGY while having fun exploring phenology walks around town. Meet local phenology leaders, learn about our citizen science program, Nature’s Notebook, and see how to get involved. View the schedule of activities. Or, host your own Phenology Week activities in your area!

  • USA-NPN contributes to U.S. Entry in Open Government Awards contest
    Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    US Government Submission to the Open Government Awards

  • SciStarter posts blog on getting involved with Nature's Notebook
    Monday, June 23, 2014

    SciStarter has written a blog post on how individuals can getting involved with Nature's Notebook. The post helps explain the concept of phenology and why Citizen Scientests are needed to observe phenological changes around the country.

  • Phenologist Susan Mazer discusses phenology on UC Fig. 1 video "Facebook for Nature"
    Monday, June 16, 2014
  • Phenology Featured in third National Climate Assessment
    Tuesday, May 6, 2014