USA NPN National Phenology Network

Taking the Pulse of Our Planet

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UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville has established two phenology gardens on their campus (sun and shade) as part of a NSF-funded project. They plan to use students (both research and classroom) to monitor phenophases in these gardens for many years to come. They plan to eventually install a phenology trail for use with other groups (K-12, community groups, etc.). They are collaborating with two other regional universities, Appalachian State University and Warren Wilson College, who are also installing similar gardens and trails. Nature's Notebook will allow multiple trained people to enter phenology data on their sites.

Organization Type: 
Plan to Use Nature's Notebook for:: 
Informing management
Answering science questions
Studying invasive species phenology
Studying climate change impacts
Getting students involved with research
Getting students outside
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
More than 30 students: 
Under-served Communities: 
Involves indigenous communities: 
This LPP is part of a Phenology Trail: 
Personal Site Network: 
First Observation Date: 
September, 2018
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