Phenology Report

Dallas Clell Hudson via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Every week we hear from Minnesota school kids and regular listeners as they call or email us with their nature observations. The phenological data we gathered this week indicates that weatherwise, as Dylan says, "the times they are a'changin."  We received nine school reports and four reports from adult listeners.  Everyone is reporting animal activity out in nature that indicates spring is on its way.  

Apple Blossom Nature School in Bemidji sent their report using Haikus... you can read those below.  

John Swartz via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

 

Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  Every Tuesday morning, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the weekly Phenology Report. This week he reflects on this date as far back as 1978.  Also in this report are discoveries from journals in 1984, 1985 and even the adventure of hiking thru thigh deep snow and exploring a bear den in 1995.  

Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Every week we hear from Minnesota school kids and regular listeners as they call or email us with their nature observations. Snowbuntings, skunk sightings, robins, moose and swelling buds on trembling aspens are just a few of this week's developments.  August from Shevlin shared the following poem which he found in his Waldorf school book:

Whether the Weather

Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Every week we hear from Minnesota school kids and regular listeners as they call or email us with their nature observations. The return of bald eagles, an anti-social squirrel, icicles, learning, first-hand, why wolves and deer walk in a line thru show  and much more are included in these phenology reports!  

Barry Babcock via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  Every Tuesday morning, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the weekly Phenology Report.  In this week's report, return of gold finches,deep snow and an increase in sunlight resulting in changes in the colors of many trees including the speckled alder! 

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