USA NPN National Phenology Network

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Downeast Maine Phenology Trail - mismatch of migratory songbirds and fruiting plants

Brief description: 
To create a sustainable phenology monitoring network that establishes a long-term dataset that can be used by researchers, partner organizations and managers for management, conservation goals and to answer scientific questions
Partner Organization: 
Contact Name: 
Elizabeth Orcutt
Contact Email: 
si_citizenscience@schoodicinstitute.org
Research Question: 
1. Is there a phenological mismatch between fall migratory songbirds and fruiting plants in the Downeast Region of Maine? 2. What are the phenological changes in target plant species at different locations and microclimates/elevations in the Downeast Region of Maine?
Strategic Plan Area: 
Advance Science
Inform Decisions
Educate & Communicate
Is the project complete? : 
In Progress
Date: 
January, 2019
Collaborative Model: 
Collegial
Scale: 
Regional