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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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  • CROWDSOURCING AND CITIZEN SCIENCE BILL PASSES IN THE SENATE

    The Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015 was incorporated into the America Competes Act (Sec 402) and passed in the Senate on December 10, 2016. This is the first bill to explicitly grant the federal goverment authority to use crowdsourcing and citizen science methods to advance scientific research. The bill also provides guidelines for how to carry out these projects, answers questions about data access and availability, and encourages collaboration in the public and private sector. Learn more.  

  • Ecological Society of America
  • Climate Change & Citizen Science Video
  • Gray Whales, Punxsutawney Phil and Phenology

    Gray Whales, Punxsutawney Phil and Phenology article written by Jim Covel featured on Climate Interpretor on February 05, 2013 mentions joining the National Phenology Network.

  • Nature's Notebook: A Tool for Education and Research

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