Tips for Making Spring Plant Observations

Wondering why this year’s milkweed shoots are coming out in different places than last year’s? Uncertain which forsythia buds are flowers versus leaves? Is there a difference? Lois Stack helps answer typical questions Signs of the Seasons volunteers may have when setting out to observe plants in spring. Lois is a professor of sustainable agriculture […]

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Interview with Dr. Abe Miller-Rushing

Dr. Abe Miller-Rushing, Science Coordinator for Acadia National Park and Schoodic Education and Research Center, is a phenologist studying the biological impacts of climate change and the role of citizen science in observing changes over time.  Abe is the former Assistant Director, and one of the founding scientists, for the USA-National Phenology Network, which houses […]

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