Phenology, A Matter of Time

Timing is everything.  A good time, a bad time.  It’s about time.  Never enough time!  The relationship between plant and  animal life cycles and the seasonal changes in climate is called phenology, or the science of appearance.  Examples are the date of the first leaf or flower on a plant, emergence of insects and the appearance of specific migratory birds.  The National Phenology Network describes it … Continue reading Phenology, A Matter of Time