Citizen Science: Arboretum Phenology Walk


Calling all citizen scientists! hikers! families! students! educators!

Do you enjoy watching plants change through the seasons?
Would you like to be a part of a national effort to monitor the effects of climate change?
Study the science of the seasons: be a part of a national effort to monitor the effects of climate change.
The Arboretum & Botanic Garden Phenology Walk gathers data on seasonal changes in plants including when they leaf out, flower and form fruit.

Come to a workshop Phenology researcher Karen Tanner provides hands-on data collection training.

Help us monitor 18 permanently marked California native plants while touring the beautiful Native Plant Garden. Your data will be uploaded to the USA National Phenology Network’s (link to USANPN) database for use in research, policy and land management.

Space is limited. Advanced registration is recommended.

Location details: 

Please check in at Norrie's Gift & Garden Shop. The Garden entrance is on High Street/Empire Grade about 1/2 mile up High Street from the main entrance to campus. For GPS navigation, use "Arboretum Road and High Street, Santa Cruz." Directions to the Garden

Admission Required
Admission details: 

Free with $5 admission to the Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended.

Invited Audience: 
flower encelia californica
Event dates: 
07/14/2018 - 11:00am
08/18/2018 - 11:00am
09/22/2018 - 11:00am