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We know it is hard not to long for mountain trails during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders with the signs of spring popping up every day. However, it is best to stay safe with backyard and walkable nature outings where physical distancing practices are followed. We have some suggested activities you might enjoy from your home.

We presented a recent webinar that you can view here: where we included some initial project results at the end. We found that iNaturalist observers catch the earliest flowering times for some alpine species compared to our plot method and the spatial coverage was greatly expanded by volunteers like you! We will be sharing more of our project results soon.

If you know your Diapensia from your Greenland stitchwort consider climbing to the top of a species identifier board. By helping to ...more ↓

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Please join the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), Green Mountain Club (GMC), and Baxter State Park (BSP) in documenting flowering times of plants in northeast alpine areas.

By sharing photo observations from your next hiking trip above treeline, you can contribute to ongoing phenology (timing of biological events) research. Your photos can ...more ↓


Appalachian Mountain Club

Baxter State Park

Adirondack Mountain Club

Green Mountain Club

This project is funded by the National Geographic Society and the Toomey Foundation for the Natural Sciences

Mini gmurray created this project on December 06, 2018
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