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Oregon Season Trackers is one a Regional Phenology Network. Headed up by Jody Einerson, this project of Oregon State University aims to link natural resource managers, educators, researchers and others in the community to the science they use through collaborative citizen science.

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Organized PennPhen: A Penn State and Community Phenology Network. Find out more on our Geographic Affiliates Page.

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Pima Community College - Northwest Campus is using Nature's Notebook to observe phenology as a part of the Tucson Phenology Network.

The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School collects plant and animal phenology observations using Nature’s Notebook. This school is also part of the cloned dogwood observing network.

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Riparian Invasion Research Laboratory at UCSB's Marine Science Institute has formed a group within Nature's Notebook called UCSB Santa Clara River Restoration. They are utilizing Nature's Notebook to assist them with tracking the phenology of important plants in the Santa Clara River as part of a collaborative restoration and research project. Secondarily, they wish to track plant phenology to time seed collection for ecological restoration and understand when natural events such as willow seed releases occur. They are monitoring Salix lasiolepis, Salix laevigata, Salix lucida, Salix exiguua, Populus trichocarpa, Populus fremontii, Platanus racemosa, Quercus agrifolia, Baccharis salicifolia, Anemopsis californica, Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea, Heteromeles arbutifolia, Alnus rhombifolia, Rubus ursinus, Juncus textilis, and Toxicodendron diversilobum amongst others. All are located at the Santa Clara River restoration sites near Santa Paula and Fillmore.

The RMSSN includes Nature's Notebook as an important part of their training for their Summer Academy interns.

Salem State University is using Nature's Notebook as a way to teach pre-service teachers (university students) how to use citizen science as a project based learning activity.  They are focused on observing different trees around the School of Education at Salem State University

Sam Hughes Elementary School is a part of thr Tucson Phenology Trail.

The Institute is using Nature's Notebook for the SFAI Phenolgy Project.

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