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USA National Phenology Network
September 20, 2018
The USA-NPN's National Coordinating Office has been awarded a Climate Adaptation Leadership Award, in the Broad Partnership category, for our work reducing climate-related threats and promoting adaptation of the nation's natural resources.
Celebrating 10 Years of the USA-NPN
This month we highlight the long-term observers who have participated in Nature's Notebook in each of the last 10 years! There are 30 observers who have reached this milestone so far, including Marjorie Johnson. She keeps careful phenology records of forsythia, dogwood, and red oak, and also notes animals she sees in her yard such as white-tailed deer. Through her many years of observations, she has noticed small details about her plants that she never knew before, such as that a late fall flowering of her forsythia means fewer blooms the following spring.
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