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Spring Index to support field season planning at WICR

Brief description: 
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield uses the USA-NPN spring forecast/historical products to determine when green-up occurred to help plan that years long term monitoring field work at different parks.
Partner Organization: 
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Haack
Contact Email:
Relevant decision/action: 
Timing the field season
Resource Management Outcome(s): 
"It definitely helps when phenology is trending weeks early and you are monitoring something that has a 2 week window. "
Strategic Plan Area: 
Inform Decisions
Is the project complete? : 
In Progress
October, 2019
Collaborative Model: 
Impact Type: 
Factual use of information (provision of precise data, for example).