Project BudBurst

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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Chicago Botanic Garden, and College of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Montana

Project BudBurst is a national field campaign for citizen scientists designed to engage the public in the collection of important climate change data based on the timing of leafing and flowering of trees and flowers. Project BudBurst participants take careful observations of the phenological events such as the first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses, including weeds and ornamentals, and especially targeting native species. The citizen science observations are reported to the national Project BudBurst database. BudBurstBudBurst

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open, registration required to participate
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educational resources, plant identification guides, resources for children, reported data and results, information about phenology and climate change, mailing list

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