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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: 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

Phenology Talkbacks: September 4, 2018

9/4/2018
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In our phenology talkback segment, we share comments related to the outdoors that have come our way over the course of the week. This week, we heard from Dick in Grand Rapids who reported seeing otters eating something in the lake, our first school report arrived from the Circle of Life School in White Earth, Ian from Minneapolis submitted a mushroom report, and David Scoggins reported many observations including dying ferns, sumac turning red, and the sighting of numerous fall warblers....

Duration:00:07:37

Aitkin County Land Commissioner Mark Jacobs - John Latimer and Harry Hutchins talk about his impact

8/31/2018
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Harry Hutchins and John Latimer talk on the wildside - this time about the impact of the soon to be retired Mark Jacobs - the Land Commissioner of Aitkin County .

Duration:00:03:07

Phenology Report: August 28, 2018

8/28/2018
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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, in addition to a discussion about how monarchs sample milkweed, John is talking about those subtle yet significant changes indicating fall is on the horizon... barred owls, nighthawk migration, the oranging of poisen ivy and much more. As always, we love to hear what our...

Duration:00:17:39

Tornado Bob Introduces Us to STEVE

8/28/2018
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STEVE: Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement Listen to Bob (and see his great photography) explain STEVE on the Tuesday Morning Show. Got a weather/aurora question for Bob? Send it our way ! Check out NPR's story on STEVE.

Duration:00:18:36

Larry Weber and Goldenrods

8/28/2018
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John Latimer talked with author and naturalist and teacher Larry Weber today about all things goldenrod, with a little side road conversation on the beauty of spiders. Are you seeing goldenrod? Snap a photo and post on our Season Watch page on FB ! For info on how to order Larry Weber's new book "In a Patch of Goldenrods" email frlaweber@q.com.

Duration:00:12:33

Phenology Talkbacks: August 28, 2018

8/28/2018
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In our phenology talkback segment we share comments related to the outdoors that have come our way over the course of the week. It's a fantastic time of the year to be outside relishing in all the glory nature has to offer. Flying ants, milk weed pods and so much more is included in this week's talkback segment. Are you someone who is jazzed about the natural world around you? Send along your observations and questions about what you are seeing outside. We'd love to hear from you. Don't...

Duration:00:09:04

Laura Erickson on Hummingbirds and More

8/16/2018
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Are you wondering why you are seeing so many hummingbirds lately? Maybe you want to know how on earth they would band hummingbirds or how many feathers they have.... tune in for our conversation with Laura Erickson the host of For The Birds. And join our Facebook Group Season Watch t o get your questions answered or to show your great wildlife photos.

Duration:00:42:09

Phenology Report: August 14, 2018

8/14/2018
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Every Tuesday, our resident Phenologist John Latimer reports on the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week. This week John considers early signs of fall including woodbine turning red, early flecking of the red maple, warbler migration and several varieties of blooming goldenrods. As always, we love to hear what you 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...

Duration:00:18:17

Phenology Talkbacks: August 14, 2018

8/14/2018
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Tuesdays are about nature on Northern Community Radio. Our Phenology Talkbacks segment is the time of the week when we share what listeners have been noticing outside. This week, Ed Dallas reported from a home on the north shore of Great Slave Lake... musk oxen, frogs, and dragon flies were among his oberservations. Also in this segment, John Latimer dives deep into how caterpillars protect themselves and the architectual phenomenon that is the web of the orb weaver spider. Did you know that...

Duration:00:10:04