Phenology in the News

Northland Nature Journal: True 'snowbirds' have migrated to Minnesota - Park Rapids Enterprise

Phenology in the News - 7 hours 18 min ago
Park Rapids EnterpriseNorthland Nature Journal: True 'snowbirds' have migrated to MinnesotaPark Rapids EnterpriseEditor's Note: Growing up on 11th Crow Wing Lake in Akeley, Dallas Hudson spent his boyhood exploring the surrounding public lands and waters. Since 1996, he has tracked some 500 species — birds, animals, insects, plants — in his daily journals ...
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Gift ideas that are uniquely Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Phenology in the News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:55am
DesMoinesRegister.comGift ideas that are uniquely IowaDesMoinesRegister.com'Iowa Phenology Calendar 2018': Wall calendar by Leland Searles with beautiful nature photography including extensive dates for the nature lover indicating when screech owls will be out and about in Iowa, when you can expect the bergamot to bloom, or ...and more »
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US Indigenous Communities Building Capacity to Confront Climate Change - Between The Lines

Phenology in the News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 4:24pm
Between The LinesUS Indigenous Communities Building Capacity to Confront Climate ChangeBetween The LinesThere's an indigenous phenology network, and phenology is basically the timing of the seasons and when things change, and so they're seeing some of those changes happening months earlier, so they're trying to figure out what that means for their ...
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Making your backyard a wildlife habitat - Baraboo News Republic

Phenology in the News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:04pm
Baraboo News RepublicMaking your backyard a wildlife habitatBaraboo News RepublicA contrast of gray-green and dark green leaves provide interest and an even distribution of whites and greens throughout the garden will provide a planting balance. It is time to check your amaryllis to see if any are beginning to sprout. If so, bring ...
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New tree species in Brazil probably the world's heaviest living organism - Phys.Org

Phenology in the News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:27am
Phys.OrgNew tree species in Brazil probably the world's heaviest living organismPhys.OrgWas the specimen reaching maturity or did it have an unpredictable phenology? (i.e., the flowering and fruiting times are not regular or annual). No one knew. From a detailed study of the flowers at Kew, it was soon evident that the tree was not a ...
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Registration open for naturalist course with Sierra Streams Institute - The Union of Grass Valley

Phenology in the News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:37pm
Registration open for naturalist course with Sierra Streams InstituteThe Union of Grass ValleyStudents will participate in field trips where they will gain field methods experience in phenology studies, birding, wildlife survey techniques and forest management. Joanne Hild, Sierra Streams Institute executive director, said the program is "an ...
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Timing of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coast - Science Daily

Phenology in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 4:17pm
Science DailyTiming of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coastScience DailyThe study of the timing of cyclic natural phenomena such as migration is known as phenology. "Long-term studies are valuable for understanding changes in the seasonal phenology of migratory birds and other organisms," says Sandercock. "Our results join ...
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California Songbirds Have Figured Out a Way to Outsmart Climate Change - Mother Jones

Phenology in the News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 4:03am
Mother JonesCalifornia Songbirds Have Figured Out a Way to Outsmart Climate ChangeMother Jones... an effort to repeat the remarkably thorough biological inventories that Joseph Grinnell, the founding director of Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Taxonomy, had orchestrated across California 100 years previously. “You'd write down every single bird ...
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Best time to prune trees is February - Baraboo News Republic

Phenology in the News - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:02pm
Baraboo News RepublicBest time to prune trees is FebruaryBaraboo News Republic... fast and easy). People ask about fertilizing trees. The rule of thumb is that if you fertilize your lawn then you are fertilizing your trees since the roots that feed the tree are close to the surface of the soil. Phenology calendars are on sale ...
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Timing of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coast ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Phenology in the News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:02pm
EurekAlert (press release)Timing of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coast ...EurekAlert (press release)Changes in the timing of birds' migration can have serious negative effects if, for example, they throw the birds out of sync with the food resources they depend on. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications uses a long-term dataset from ...and more »
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Timing of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coast - Phys.Org

Phenology in the News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:00pm
Phys.OrgTiming of migration is changing for songbirds on the Pacific coastPhys.OrgThe study of the timing of cyclic natural phenomena such as migration is known as phenology. "Long-term studies are valuable for understanding changes in the seasonal phenology of migratory birds and other organisms," says Sandercock. "Our results join ...and more »
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Organics: Hort show Day 2, afternoon wrap - Good Fruit Grower

Phenology in the News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 6:48pm
Organics: Hort show Day 2, afternoon wrapGood Fruit GrowerWSU's Vince Jones reminded growers about models available under the Decision Aid System, including additional flower phenology data—three cultivars already with five more in progress, such as the new WSU-bred apple variety WA 38, to be sold under the ...
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The natural world | News, Sports, Jobs - Times Republican - Marshalltown Times Republican

Phenology in the News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:06pm
Marshalltown Times RepublicanThe natural world | News, Sports, Jobs - Times RepublicanMarshalltown Times RepublicanCONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY LUKE GRAN Leland M. Searles, formerly of Des Moines, now residing in Marshalltown, offers clients environmental restoration and ecological consulting, through his business Leeward Solutions, LLC. His services include stream ...and more »
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By shifting nesting times, early birds adjust to climate change - High Country News

Phenology in the News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 1:38pm
High Country NewsBy shifting nesting times, early birds adjust to climate changeHigh Country News... an effort to repeat the remarkably thorough biological inventories that Joseph Grinnell, the founding director of Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Taxonomy, had orchestrated across California 100 years previously. “You'd write down every single bird ...
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Climate Change & Anthropocene Extinction 38: European migratory birds offer early climate warning - Bits Of Science

Phenology in the News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:40am
Bits Of ScienceClimate Change & Anthropocene Extinction 38: European migratory birds offer early climate warningBits Of ScienceWell, in an even older publication back from 2001 and also in Nature, two of the same group of Dutch researchers (Christiaan Both and Marcel Visser, NIOO-KNAW) already hypothesised that for some migratory birds, the difference of the warming speed ...
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US program looking to turn plants into spies - WND.com

Phenology in the News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 9:48pm
WND.comUS program looking to turn plants into spiesWND.com“Plant sensors developed under the program will sense specific stimuli and report these signals with a remotely recognized phenotype (e.g., modified reflectance, morphology, phenology, etc.). Modern plant biotechnology holds significant promise for ...
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Gene discovery in wheat/barley gets to the root of breeding potential - Grain Central (blog)

Phenology in the News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 3:54pm
Grain Central (blog)Gene discovery in wheat/barley gets to the root of breeding potentialGrain Central (blog)“Also, we need to determine the preferred root system architecture for different growing regions, which will help plant breeders develop more productive crops, despite the increased variability of future climates,” she said. The cereal root research at ...and more »
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2018 Iowa Phenology Calendar highlights life's natural rhythms - Quad City Times

Phenology in the News - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 3:15am
Quad City Times2018 Iowa Phenology Calendar highlights life's natural rhythmsQuad City TimesThese are bits of information included in the 2018 Iowa Phenology Calendar that was researched and written by Leland Searles. He is the Iowa ecologist I interviewed recently for an article about promoting native plants in the roadside ditches of Scott ...
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The many varieties of Christmas trees - Reedsburg Times Press

Phenology in the News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:51am
Reedsburg Times PressThe many varieties of Christmas treesReedsburg Times PressCalendar sale. Phenology calendars are on sale for $15 at the Sauk County UW-Extension office, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo. For more information, call 608-355-3250. Contact Phyllis Both by email at pboth@charter.net or by telephone on Monday mornings at ...and more »
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2017 New Product of the Year - agprofessional.com

Phenology in the News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:23am
2017 New Product of the Yearagprofessional.comSpensa also offers Dynamic Phenology, a tool that combines phenology models with real-time trap data to predict the timing of insect life cycles and future insect pressures. The tool is part of Trapping Insights, which also features pest alerts ...Google News
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