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2013 North American Association for Environmental Education Conference

This roundtable discussion was focused on generating ideas for creating a meaningful science program for volunteers. The notes from the discussion will be posted below.

Date: 
Fri, 10/11/2013
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Join Nature’s Notebook and Have Fun with Phenology

USGS publishes and article entitled "Join Nature’s Notebook and Have Fun with Phenology Falling in Love with the fall season" including video clips

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0
Institution: 
USGS
Date: 
09/17/2013

Adolfo Camarillo High School

Adolfo Camarillo High School -- professional development workshop -- 10 participants
Number of Participants: 
10
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Botanical Society of America meetings

Botanical Society of America meetings, New Orleans, July 2013 -- 15 participants
Date: 
Mon, 07/01/2013
Number of Participants: 
15
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0

Hastings Reserve

Presentation at CSU-Chico biology seminar series 

Date: 
Fri, 02/01/2013
Number of Participants: 
40
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PROSE: 
0

Update on Phenology research in Alaska

Article on climage change and phenology research in National Parks: Update on Phenology research in Alaska

Institution: 
National Park Service
Date: 
11/01/2011

Bay Nature Article Features California Phenology Project and Naturebridge

The California Phenology Project and Naturebridge are featured in an article about San Francisco Bay area parks in Bay Nature

Institution: 
National Park Service
Date: 
04/01/2013

Publication of the Phenology Monitoring Protocol for the Northeast Temperate Network Network

The Phenology Monitoring Protocol for the Northeast Temperate Network Network has been published and available for download here

Institution: 
National Park Service
Date: 
07/01/2013

Northeast Temperate Network phenology monitoring program

Check out the latest phenology monitoring program brief from the Northeast Temperate Network

Institution: 
National Park Service
Date: 
08/01/2013

The USA National Phenology Network's National Phenology Database: A Multi-taxa, Continental-scale Dataset for Scientific Inquiry

The National Phenology Database, maintained by the USA-NPN, is experiencing steady growth in the number of data records it houses. By the end of CY 2012, professional and volunteer participants in the USA-NPN national-scale, multi-taxa phenology observation program Nature's Notebook had contributed over 1.5 million observation records (encompassing four and three years of observations for plants and for animals, respectively).

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Tracking Seasonal Changes in the Sonoran Desert

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 change with local weather and annual climate?  Join us for a conversation about observing birds, insects, plants, and other animals in the Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands throughout our changing seasons.

Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013
Number of Participants: 
20
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How to enter data online in Nature's Notebook

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 Learn How to Observe Page

Here is the link to the webinar: Signs of the Seasons Data Entry Tutorial

Date: 
Mon, 05/13/2013
Number of Participants: 
10
PROSE: 
0

USGS Seeks Citizen Input in Crowdsourcing Effort

The National Phenology Network's Nature's Notebook is mentioned in an article from U.S. Geological Survey featuring several citizen science efforts.

Date: 
07/10/2013

USGS seeks 'citizen scientists' to track our changing environment

Mother Nature Network features an article about U.S. Geological Survey's desire to involve citizen scientists to track changes in the environment. 

Type: 
1
Date: 
07/11/2013

Phenology as an indicator of a changing climate

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. 

Date: 
Wed, 07/10/2013
Number of Participants: 
6
PROSE: 
0

Scientists Need Your Eyes and Ears

USGS composes an article on citizen science featuring Nature's Notebook.

Type: 
1
Date: 
07/13/2013

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