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Here you will find answers to our most commonly asked questions. Please look through the information provided to help you begin or continue making observations.

You can read more about our program, and how and why we structure our program the way we do in our FAQ section. For more clarification, review our How To Observe Handbook. You may also wish to view our Nature's Notebook webinars.

If you have questions about making phenology observations or using our protocols, read our Nature's Notebook Nuggets or download our Botany and Phenophase Primers

Still have questions about phenophases of your species? Email

Learn more about reporting intensity values by taking our Basic Botany and Intensity Quizzes.

Trying to observe with a group? See more specific Local Phenology Program tips here.

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