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The USA-NPN, phenology, and our partners are often in the news. Follow some recent stories below.

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  • Warming trends bring earlier migrating Ruby-throats; will flowers and small insects stay in sync?
    Friday, February 15, 2013

    Clemson University blog entry focusing on study of spring migrations for Ruby-throated Hummingbirds using about 40,000 observations reported by citizen science volunteers.

  • Spring may come earlier to North American forests, research says
    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 composed an article on climate change, drawing from many sources.  

  • Shifting Seasons Tracked with Satellites, Cameras, and Lilacs
    Friday, December 14, 2012

    United States Global Change Research Program article focusing on tracking Lilacs with the USA National Phenology Network.

  • National Park Service article about the student scientists at John Muir
    Thursday, November 1, 2012

    Check out an NPS article about the student scientists at John Muir

  • Environmentally friendly gardens featured in 2 tours next weekend
    Sunday, October 14, 2012

    The Arizona Daily Star's article describes two tours happening in Tucson Arizona with the USA National Phenology Network's involvement.