Monthly Archives: March 2016

Fun Facts we care about

Spring is in full bloom here in the Chesapeake region! To me, the colorful burst of tree buds means it’s time to start seriously thinking about my garden! What do I want to plant? Will it grow in a container? … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events in the York and Patuxent Rivers!

Attending a conference or symposium is one of the best ways to share ideas and new findings as a presenter and/or to learn about the science going on in your backyard as an attendee. There are two local, watershed-specific, events … Continue reading

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Phenology, Winter, and Cherry Blossoms

Over the next few months, you will probably read a few posts on the topic of phenology. Phenology is sometimes referred to as “the science of appearance” and is used to describe the timing of seasonal events. We experience phenology … Continue reading

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The Length of Winter

There are endless questions we can ask regarding how ecosystems will respond to climate changes. These questions (and concerns) can depend on what you are studying or interested in at the moment. Luckily, some of these climate change questions can … Continue reading

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Anatomy of our Climate Extreme Index White Paper

Last Wednesday (March 2nd) we had our third Think Tank meeting which brought together our project partners from the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves of Virginia and Maryland, NOAA, Chesapeake Environmental Communications, and the University of Maryland Center for … Continue reading

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