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Phenology-National:
www.windows.ucar.edu
Project BudBurst! This national field campaign targets native tree and flower species across the country. With your help, they compile environmental and climate change information around the United States. More than 3900 plant species are being monitored. Collect important climate change data on the timing of leafing and flowering in your area.
www.usanpn.org
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.
   
Regional-International:
www.pik-potsdam.de
European Phenology Network. List of Phenological networks around the world...
www.naturescalendar.org
Nature’s Calendar- record and view seasonal events that show the impact of climate change on UK wildlife.
   
Regional-National:
www.outdoors.org
Appalachian Mountain Club. Mountain Watch, turns hikers into "citizen scientists" who aid in the collection of data that measures the ecological health of our mountains.
www.mapseasons.net
Mid-Atlantic Phenology Network coordinates the phenological information available for the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. Phenological events and information on education and workshops. Encourages participation of citizen scientists and other researchers interested in the Mid-Atlantic region.
www.nerpn.org
Northeast Regional Phenology Network is a cooperative network designed to coordinate phenological monitoring, facilitate data sharing and synthesize phenology data from the northeastern US and eastern Canada.
phenology.osu.edu
Ohio Phenology Gardens have been set up to record the changes in phenology events across the state of Ohio.
   
Species:
www.hummonnet.org
Hummingbird Monitoring Network. A science-based, project-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of hummingbird diversity and abundance throughout the Americas. Monitors hummingbird diversity, abundance, productivity, and survivorship in a variety of habitats.
www.hummingbirds.net
Hummingbirds.net, information on attracting, watching, feeding, and studying North American hummingbirds. Report your first Ruby-throated- map of sightings.
www.rubythroat.org
Operation RubyThroat, participants observe the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in their home countries and share information. Data they collect about hummingbird behavior and distribution are submitted to a central clearing house, analyzed, and then disseminated through this Operation RubyThroat Web site.
www.monarchwatch.org
Monarch Watch is an educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that engages citizen scientists in large-scale research projects.
   
"One in every three mouthfuls of food we eat
depends on pollination by bees and other animals."
cbc.amnh.org/living/Food/index.html
 

 

 
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