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  • Date: 04/01/2011
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the April 2011 workshop, Engaging and Learning for Conservation. This poster explains the meaning of phenology and describes the Nature's Notebook program that engages observers across the nation to collect phenology observations on both plants and animals. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Each year over 120,000 Tasmanians go fishing at least once. Imagine...120,000 potential scientists collecting valuable data about the marine environment! We did. Welcome to Redmap! We invite the community to spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Tasmania, or along particular parts of our coast, addressing key knowledge gaps in ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    IceWatch USA™, a program of Nature Abounds, brings citizen science volunteers the opportunity to help scientists study how our climate is changing! In as little as 10 minutes, volunteers can report information that will help to analyze how our climate will change in different regions of the United States, and how our ecosystems are reacting to the ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Project BudBurst engages people from across the United States in the collection of important climate change data based on the timing of leafing and flowering of trees and flowers. Project BudBurst participants take careful observations of the phenological events such as the first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening for a variety of ... »
  • Date: 08/23/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The USA National Phenology Network brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States. The network harnesses the power of people and the Internet to collect and share information, providing researchers ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    AMC's Mountain Watch is a citizen scientist monitoring program whereby hikers monitor and report the timing of alpine and mountain forest flowers bud break and flowering and document air quality from mountain vistas. Mountain Watch plant observations will aid researchers in understanding how and by what magnitude the biota on the mountains are ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Vanessa Migration Project is a citizen science program that has been active since April 2001 as part of the Red Admiral and Painted Lady Research Site. Citizen observers in North America report their sightings of date, location, flight direction, and other activity of four butterflies of the genus Vanessa (V. atalanta, V. cardui, V. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1968
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Rothamsted Research is the oldest agricultural research station in the world. It is internationally recognised for its long history of entomological studies, including the Rothamsted Insect Survey which has operated a national network of light traps since 1968. Most of the traps are operated by volunteers, with approximately 90 traps running each ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1880
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The North American Bird Phenology Program houses a unique and largely forgotten collection of six million Migration Observer Cards that illuminate migration patterns and population status of birds in North America. These handwritten cards contain almost all of what was known of bird status from the Second World War back to the later part of the ... »