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Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.

Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.
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Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.

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English


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Phenology Report, November 13, 2018

11/14/2018
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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an email directly to John . Either way, we want to hear from you! If you love this stuff, please...

Duration:00:14:35

Phenology Talkbacks: Student and Listener Reports for Nov. 13, 2018

11/14/2018
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Every week we hear from regular listeners and school kids from across the listening area as they report what they've noticed outside during the past week. This week, we heard from Prairie Creek School in Northfield, Augie in Shevlin, Ian in Minneapolis and a handful of grown-up listeners. Tundra swans, owls seemingly hunting in a group, nearly a whole week of grey skies, a snake and temps in the single digits are all included in this week's reports! What are you noticing outside? We would...

Duration:00:03:06

Phenology Report: November 6, 2018

11/6/2018
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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an email directly to John . Either way, we want to hear from you! If you love this stuff, please...

Duration:00:16:05

Phenology Report: October 30, 2018

10/31/2018
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Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. This week, John discusses the word "marcessent" as well as some of the differences between native and non-native trees. He saw two trumpeter swans this week and no chipmunks. He heard a great horned owl, saw porcupines, skunks, raccoons, ruffed grouse, a huge flock of blackbirds and much more. Take a listen to the full report to findout what! As...

Duration:00:13:14

Phenology Talkbacks: October 30, 2018

10/30/2018
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Each week we hear from school kids and regular folks as they call or email us with their nature observations. The kids were working hard this week! We're thrilled so many young Minnesotans are jazzed about what is happening in the natural world! This week we heard about packs of wolves, large flocks of birds darkening the skies, bare trees, black bears, and much, much more! What are you noticing outside? We would love to hear from you whether you are in a classroom or your living room! Don't...

Duration:00:02:45

Phenology Report: October 23, 2018

10/23/2018
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Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. This week, among other things, John reports seeing two species of butterfly and discusses differences between native trees and those that originated in other parts of the world. He also reports on the somewhat dramatic removal of his sailboat from the lake. Take a listen to the link above to hear about it. As always, we love to hear what our...

Duration:00:12:32

Phenology Talkbacks: October 23, 2018

10/23/2018
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Every week we hear from school kids and regular folks as they call or email us with their nature observations. We received several reports this week! We're thrilled so many people are jazzed about what is happening in the natural world! Here's a sample of today's student report from Ely: "Our days are continuing to get shorter and we are now at 11 hours and 30 minutes of daylight. The weather has been cool and rainy lately with the majority of temperatures during the last week 20s and 30s....

Duration:00:03:21

Phenology Report: October 16, 2018

10/17/2018
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Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature, too. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an email directly to John . Either way, we want to hear from you! If you love this stuff, consider becoming a member of KAXE/KBXE Northern Community Radio. We couldn't...

Duration:00:13:44

Phenology Student Reports: October 16, 2018

10/17/2018
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Every week we hear from school kids as they call or email us with their nature observations. We received 14 reports this week! We're thrilled so many students are jazzed about the natural world. Keep it up, kids! What are you noticing outside? We would love to hear from you whether you are in a classroom or your living room! Don't hesitate to email or give us a jingle and leave a message at 218.999.9876. You might also consider joining our KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Page on Facebook to connect...

Duration:00:02:25

Phenology Report: October 9, 2018

10/10/2018
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Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an email directly to John . Either way, we want to hear from you! If you love this stuff, please consider becoming a member of KAXE/KBXE Northern Community Radio. We couldn't...

Duration:00:11:59

Phenology Student Reports: October 2, 2018

10/3/2018
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Every week we hear from Minnesota school kids as they call or email us with their nature observations. This week we were excited to receive our first report from Bemidji's new Gene Dillon Elementary school! We are over the moon with excitement about the number of classrooms engaged in our phenology program and very much look forward to next week's reports! What are you noticing outside? We would love to hear from you whether you are in a classroom or your living room! Don't hesitate to email...

Duration:00:02:42

Forest Visionary Mark Jacobs

10/2/2018
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Mark Jacobs turned his love of the woods into a career in forestry, during which he applied innovative ways to look at and manage two hundred thousand acres of public forest lands in Aitkin County. He is especially proud of his leadership in managing mixed hardwood forests. Mark just retired after 39 years as a forester and land commissioner in Aitkin County. In this conversation with John Latimer and Harry Hutchins, Mark talks about some of the innovative managemnt practices he adopted that...

Duration:00:16:52

Phenology Report: September 25, 2018

9/26/2018
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Every week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the Tuesday morning Phenology Report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an email directly to John . Either way, we want to hear from you! If you love this stuff, please consider becoming a member of KAXE/KBXE Northern Community Radio. We couldn't...

Duration:00:12:21

Phenology Talkbacks and School Reports: September 25, 2018

9/26/2018
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Every week we hear from regular listeners and school kids from all across our listening area as they call or email their nature observations. We were thrilled with the number of reports that flowed in during the past week and very much look forward next week! What are you noticing outside? We would love to hear from you whether you are in a classroom or your living room! Don't hesitate to email or give us a jingle and leave a message at 218.999.9876. You might also consider joining our...

Duration:00:01:29

Phenology Report: September 18, 2018

9/19/2018
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Each week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer compiles a report of the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week. Pine needles falling, changes in the color of fireweed, a decrease in the number of wasps and hornets around hummingbird feeders, hummingbird numbers dwindling, blooming heart-leaved asters, Jerusalem artichokes and swamp milkweed are just a few topics John discusses in this week's report. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are...

Duration:00:18:32

Phenology Talkbacks and School Reports: September 18, 2018

9/19/2018
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Year-round, we hear from listeners who call or email their observations of the natural world to us and we love hearing from everyone who contributes! During the school year, we have the sweet treat of hearing from classrooms and kids around the listening area as they report what they've been noticing. This week, in addition to recieving emails and phone calls from listeners, we heard from five schools and one homeschooler! Acorns on the ground, a monarch release, ripe tomatoes, hawks, bears,...

Duration:00:00:58

Phenology Report: September 11, 2018

9/12/2018
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Each week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer compiles his report of the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week and he shares those observations with our listeners. This week, John discusses changes in daylight, which trees are where in terms of their peak color, the bumper plum crop, rice worms, dragonflies, butterflies and more. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know...

Duration:00:15:14

Phenology Talkbacks: September 11, 2018

9/12/2018
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The school year is underway and that means our weekly phenology talkback segment just got exponentially more fun. Year-round, we hear from listeners who call or email their observations of the natural world to us and we love hearing from everyone who contributes! However, when school is underway we have the sweet treat of hearing from classrooms and kids around the listening area as they report what they've been noticing.

Duration:00:01:50

The University of MN Wants Information on Your Gut Pile! Otherwise known as Offal (not awful)

9/11/2018
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Are you a deer hunter, live with someone who is, or has a friend or relative who hunts deer? The University of Minnesota researcher, Joe Bump and his graduate student, Ellen Candler are doing research to better understand what and when animals use deer gut piles provided by hunters across Minnesota. Minnesota provides a unique opportunity to look across the three biomes at the variety of species visiting the gut piles. This data is being collected for both archery and firearm hunting, and...

Duration:00:17:41

Phenology Report: September 4, 2018

9/4/2018
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Each week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer compiles his report of the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week and he shares those observations with our listeners. This week, John discusses hummingbirds, apples, indian pipe, blooming goldenrods, falling acorns and many other signs that a new season is on the horizon. As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is...

Duration:00:15:24