Tuesday Mornings

Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  John Latimer shares his phenology notes on what he has been observing this week.

Dean Squires KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Page on FB

Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  John Latimer has documented phenology notes each day for more than thirty years.  Every Tuesday he shares a phenology report connecting his notes from the past with current climate happenings.  

Phenology Talkbacks

Jan 25, 2017
Dallas Hudson / KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Page

 Hearing from our listeners is our favorite!  Each Tuesday we share the phenology related comments, questions  and reports from people just like you - regular people who look around and take notice while outside.   Have you noticed something unique happening outside related to climate?  Tell us about it!   Email or call our talkback line and leave a message at 218.999.9876.  

Want to get your classroom engaged in phenology reporting?  Send our resident phenologist John Latimer an email at  He'll get you going!  

Bruce O'theshire Brummitt via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB page

John Latimer, our resident phenologist, is passionate about nature.   He's been documenting the subtle biological events of nature as they relate to climate for more than 30 years.  Click on the link to hear his full phenology report for this week!   Pussy willows, barred owls eating voles, and scat trails are just a few of the highlights of this full report!   

Diana Wensloff Magner via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

John Latimer has been noting the subtle changes in the natural world for more than 30 years.  

Every Tuesday John compares what is happening today to what his historical notes document.  In this 2nd full report of the new year, we learn about the Christmas Bird Count wrap up in Isabella, MN as well as behaviors barred owls and white breasted nuthatches and a

   host of other intriguing observations out in these northwoods of northern Minnesota.  

Phenology Talkbacks

Jan 10, 2017
John Swartz via KAXE - KBXE Season Watch FB Page


Tuesday mornings John Latimer compiles the observations in the natural world that people just like you have shared with him and Northern Community Radio.  

KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook page

Our resident phenologist John Latimer has been documenting the subtle changes in nature he notices each day  for more than 30 years.  He shares a full phenology report with our listeners each Tuesday morning connecting what he's noticing currently with what he finds in his notes from years gone by.  

Love phenology?  Join our Season Watch Group on Facebook!  People are posting videos and images every day of cool things they see out in the natural world.  Check it out! 

Karen Oothoudt via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Page FB

Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  John Latimer has kept meticulous phenology notes for the past 30+ years.  Each Tuesday, he shares what he's noticed recently and cross references that information with the data he has collected over the years.  This week's report includes fox, a variety of animal tracks and an explanation of why one might have seen a skunk sneaking around last week.