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USA National Phenology Network

The USA-NPN brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States.


January 23rd, 2020

Spring leaf out is off to an early start this year in much of the Southeast, arriving three weeks earlier than a long-term average (1981-2010) in some locations. USA-NPN's Associate Director Theresa Crimmins joined Jim Cantore and Stephanie Abrams on The Weather Channel on January 23, 2020 to talk about the implications of an early spring. Other news outlets have also picked up on the early spring, including, ClimateWire, and Bloomberg News.

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