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The USA-NPN 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.
 
 

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December 17, 2020

Nature's Notebook observers reported some oddly-timed flowering for species across the country this fall. This great article from Yale Climate Connections discusses some causes of fall flowering including drought, heatwaves, and other stressors. According to NOAA.gov, this fall was the warmest on record in some locations. You can explore the data in this interactive dashboard.
Photo: Ellen G. Denny

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