Water, science and the environment: Week of May 20, 2012

Flowering maple vines observed and reported by a citizen-scientist in Portland, Ore., were the one-millionth posting to the USA National Phenology Network. Some peregrine chicks in downtown St. Paul are stars of live streaming video. And fracking sand pollutes the St. Croix. Read and link to these articles and many more in the May 21 Freshwater blog.