Currently participating in Tree Spotters or just getting started? Attached are resources to help you get acquainted with our measurement guides and protocols!
Quick Start Guide – A quick guide on where to go and what to bring while you spot
Flower Guide - A guide to the flowers for each species and a glossary of terms
Training Presentation – An in-depth look at everything you'll need to know to participate
Phenology Timeline – An overview of when to expect our species' phenological events during spring and summer
River Birch Phenophase Guide - A thorough guide with pictures for each phenophase
Holiday Party Presentation
Here is the presentation given on the Holiday Potluck party reviewing the program's numbers and future plans and goals.
Below is the new Phenophase Guide Prototype for the Eastern Cottonwood!
PBS Citizen Science Video
Here is a short little video produced by Danny Schissler and written by Suz Mrozak to spread the word about our Tree Spotters program. We will submit it to our local PBS station. Thank you all for the help!
Above is a link to a presentation showing a breakdown of the observations gathered by our diligent volunteers. The data was collected July 12, 2016 and was first presented at our July Spotting Together event. Since starting the project, we have tallied nearly 50,000 observations on the National Phenology Network, which is quite a feat. We are so pleased with our volunteers!
Species Fact Sheets – Visual references and descriptions for the species you'll be analyzing:
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