Phenology

The rhythmic biological events are they relate to climate.

Brent Cizek

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio because we focus on climate and nature.  When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because  young phenologists across Minnesota when call in their classroom phenology reports.This week we heard from kids in Kelliher, Virginia, Grand Rapids, Hill City, Two Harbors and Northfield!  We also had reports from adults at Hill Lake and Deerwood.  Roaming skunks, biting perch, juncos, the sucker moon and moose sitings are just a few golden nuggets from today's reports.  Check them all out to find out what's happening across northe

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report.  Today, John discussed several topics including increasing hours of sunshine (yay!), snow fleas, tussock moths, and groundhog day.  In a surprise twist, he even went on a bit of a tangent regar

Sue Keeler via KAXE/KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio because we focus on climate and nature.  When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because  young phenologists across Minnesota when call in their classroom phenology reports.This week we heard from kids in Ely, Shevlin, Kelliher and Two Harbors! You can send along a note to report what you've observed outside by emailing us!  Also, don't forget to check out the KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook page!   

Phenology Report: 1/28/20

Jan 30, 2020
Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report.  Today, John talked of signs of spring, a mountain lion sighting and much more!  What are you seeing outside?

Phenology Talkbacks and Student Reports: 1/28/20

Jan 30, 2020
Dave Mord via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio because we focus on climate and nature.  When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because in addition to hearing reports from our listeners as they sent in their observations of natural world, we also young phenologists across Minnesota when call in their classroom phenology reports.

Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note in which our resident phenologist John Latimer shares an observation from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report.  Today, John talked of signs of spring.  Yep... we're already seeing signs of spring! What are you seeing outside?

Vickie Tuskan

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio because we focus on climate and nature.  When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because in addition to hearing reports from our listeners as they sent in their observations of natural world, we also young phenologists across Minnesota when call in their classroom phenology reports.

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Student Reports

Marilyn Lee via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report.  Today, John talked of sighting ravens, rabbits, and bald eagles. He also mentions that coming soon the owls will be nesting and canids will be courting.  what are you seeing outside?

 

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the full Phenology Report.  This week, John reports on cotton tails, deer belly-deep in snow, the Baudette area Christmas Bird Count and he even reports seeing a Montana six plume moth while out in the garage building benches!  This particular moth does continue to be active throughout the winter and flies around whenever the weather warms up just a bit.  Pretty spectacular! 

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