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Iowa Lakeside Lab

Iowa Lakeside Lab is a 111-year old field research station in NW Iowa. We believe it is the perfect place to engage the community with citizen science. Nature's Notebook offers us a platform to readily and easily encourage people to learn more about phenology and participate in the outdoors.

Organization Type: 
Plan to Use Nature's Notebook for:: 
Studying invasive species phenology
Studying migratory animals phenology
Studying pollinator phenology
Studying climate change impacts
Status and trends (or baseline) monitoring
Getting students involved with research
Getting students outside
Engaging the public
Contributing to a national effort
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
More than 30 students: 
Under-served Communities: 
Under-served how?: 
We hope to involve at risk school-aged students with citizen science.
Involves indigenous communities: 
This LPP is part of a Phenology Trail: 
Personal Site Network: 
First Observation Date: 
March, 2021
Partner Group
Date of last record submission: 
September, 2020