Phenology in the News

March of the Monarchs: Bemidji holds second-annual Monarch Butterfly Festival - Bemidji Pioneer

Phenology in the News - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:13pm
Bemidji PioneerMarch of the Monarchs: Bemidji holds second-annual Monarch Butterfly FestivalBemidji Pioneer... up with the emergence of Canadian Tiger Swallowtail butterflies from their chrysalises. He also spoke about moths and their "unique and valuable place" in the ecosystem. Latimer said his phenology work started a few years into a long career ...
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Comparing the numbers of human and lightning caused wildfires - Wildfire Today (blog)

Phenology in the News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:28pm
Wildfire Today (blog)Comparing the numbers of human and lightning caused wildfiresWildfire Today (blog)Additionally, projected climate warming is expected to lower fuel moisture and create more frequent weather conditions conducive to fire ignition and spread, and earlier springs attributed to climate change are leading to accelerated phenology ...
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Keep an eye on fall phenomena - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Phenology in the News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 4:52am
Jackson Hole News&GuideKeep an eye on fall phenomenaJackson Hole News&GuidePhenology is defined as the branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic phenomena, as in bird migrations or the flowering of plants. It is more difficult, perhaps, to observe these related phenomena in fall, and they are ...
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SAPS offering free program on 'Wild Bees - A Gardener's Best Friend' - Kingsport Times News

Phenology in the News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 2:41pm
Kingsport Times NewsSAPS offering free program on 'Wild Bees - A Gardener's Best Friend'Kingsport Times NewsCurrently, he is developing an inventory and monitoring program for native bees, online identification guides for North American bees at www.discoverlife.org, and with Jessica Zelt reviving the North American Bird Phenology Program. On Instagram and ...
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Measuring species traits to monitor biodiversity - UANews (press release)

Phenology in the News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 8:27pm
UANews (press release)Measuring species traits to monitor biodiversityUANews (press release)Species traits are an important EBV category that can include measurements of phenology, morphology, reproduction, physiology and migration behaviour. “Currently, there is no detailed framework for the empirical derivation of most EBVs,” said W. Daniel ...
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Spain: Research on adaptation of fruit trees to climate change - FreshPlaza

Phenology in the News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 2:42pm
FreshPlazaSpain: Research on adaptation of fruit trees to climate changeFreshPlazaIn order to study the phenology and cold needs of different species and fruit varieties, the Institute of Subtropical and Mediterranean Horticulture (IHSM) La Mayora, will carry out a study in partnership with the Centre for Agrofood Research and ...
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Nature phenology fall programs begin Sept. 18 - Hometown Focus

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:22pm
Nature phenology fall programs begin Sept. 18Hometown FocusEVELETH — The Eveleth Public Library's Northwoods Nature Phenology fall programs begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. John Latimer, a nationally recognized phenologist, will present “Be Observant! Phenology in the Northland.” Latimer has ...
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Our seasons are out of whack, which is really bad for migratory birds - Popular Science

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 4:20pm
Popular ScienceOur seasons are out of whack, which is really bad for migratory birdsPopular ScienceIn order to gauge what bird migration can tell us about climate change, Waller and his team dug into the USA National Phenology Network's “Spring Index,” a database of annual climate data from 496 U.S. National Wildlife Refuges from 1901 to 2012.
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As Greenland Warms, Nature's Seasonal Clock Is Thrown Off-Kilter - Yale Environment 360

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 3:12am
Yale Environment 360As Greenland Warms, Nature's Seasonal Clock Is Thrown Off-KilterYale Environment 360This growing mismatch between peak vegetation growth and the birth of caribou calves shows how phenology — the timing of seasonal events such as plants flowering, birds migrating, insects hatching, and animals giving birth — is being knocked out of ...
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Will the early bird still get the worm? - USGS - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 1:08pm
United States Geological Survey (press release)Will the early bird still get the worm? - USGSUnited States Geological Survey (press release)For migrating birds, timing is everything. Showing up at breeding grounds at the right time can ensure a great nesting spot with plenty of food. But recent ...Spring is advancing unevenly across North America | EurekAlert ...EurekAlert (press release)all 4 news articles »
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Spring is advancing unevenly across North America - EurekAlert (press release)

Phenology in the News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:02pm
EurekAlert (press release)Spring is advancing unevenly across North AmericaEurekAlert (press release)Funding: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) supported University of Arizona (National Phenology Network): F16AC01075. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) also supported the University of Arizona (National Phenology Network): G14AC00405.and more »
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Six Honored for Helping Safeguard America's Valuable Natural Resources - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Phenology in the News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 7:57am
AmmoLand Shooting Sports NewsSix Honored for Helping Safeguard America's Valuable Natural ResourcesAmmoLand Shooting Sports News... Partnership Category: National Coordinating Office, USA National Phenology Network; Federal Government Category: Marine Mammal Climate Vulnerability Team, NOAA Fisheries Service; Tribal Category: Gerald Wagner, Director, Blackfeet Environmental ...
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Climate change hits nature's delicate interdependencies - UN Environment (press release)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 2:59am
UN Environment (press release)Climate change hits nature's delicate interdependenciesUN Environment (press release)Several recent phenology studies – the study of how plant and animal life cycles are influenced by seasonal variations in climate – have been exploring this issue and their findings are casting a light on the interlinkage between climate change and the ...and more »Google News
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Cool Tools & Ready Resources for Hot Science - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Phenology in the News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:22pm
United States Geological Survey (press release)Cool Tools & Ready Resources for Hot ScienceUnited States Geological Survey (press release)Another recent application where citizen scientists contribute critical data on the seasonal activity of plants, animals, and habitats is organized by the USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN). Phenology is the study of nature's calendar — when ...
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Your Hysterical Tweet About That Spider in Your Sink Could Prove Useful for Science - Smithsonian

Phenology in the News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:43am
SmithsonianYour Hysterical Tweet About That Spider in Your Sink Could Prove Useful for ScienceSmithsonianBut Hart thinks it also has a big future in phenology, the study of when things happen in nature, for instance when flowers bloom, birds migrate and leaves fall. In the past, the journals of naturalists, scientists and gardeners helped keep track of ...
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PLOS Ecology Community - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:57am
PLoS Blogs (blog)PLOS Ecology CommunityPLoS Blogs (blog)Amphibian breeding phenology is not the kind of phenology that I study — I don't install recorders at ponds to capture EPs of overnight breeding calls, I don't log hours listening to the audio to identify twelve different amphibian species and record ...
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Is ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animals - Science Magazine

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:50am
Science MagazineIs ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animalsScience MagazineAfter multiple decades, however, translocated populations gained knowledge about surfing green waves of forage (tracking plant phenology) and increased their propensity to migrate. Our findings indicate that learning and cultural transmission are the ...
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Is ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animals - Science Magazine

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:50am
Science MagazineIs ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animalsScience MagazineAfter multiple decades, however, translocated populations gained knowledge about surfing green waves of forage (tracking plant phenology) and increased their propensity to migrate. Our findings indicate that learning and cultural transmission are the ...
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Is ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animals - Science Magazine

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:50am
Science MagazineIs ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animalsScience MagazineAfter multiple decades, however, translocated populations gained knowledge about surfing green waves of forage (tracking plant phenology) and increased their propensity to migrate. Our findings indicate that learning and cultural transmission are the ...
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In memory of research assistant Alain Mundola - The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog)

Phenology in the News - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:18am
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog)In memory of research assistant Alain MundolaThe Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog)Alain distinguished himself as an excellent field worker and after four months of field work at Nkuba, he was assigned to our work in Kahuzi-Biega National Park, at first with our study on bamboo phenology and then also for data collection on the ...
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