Thoreau, Leopold and climate change

Old journals that recorded events in phenology — the first spring blooms on flowers, the migrations of waterfowl, when lakes freeze up in the winter and when the ice goes out in the spring — increasingly are being consulted by modern scientists seeking historical records of climate change. Read or listen to a National Public … Read more Thoreau, Leopold and climate change

Dayton, DNR unveil invasives effort

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. Dayton seeks fee increases for invasives fight Saying zebra mussels, Asian carp, Eurasian … Read more Dayton, DNR unveil invasives effort

Minnesota phenology conference set Feb. 26-28

Do you pay attention and make a note when you see the first robin each spring? Are you interested in the way the plants and trees around you change with the seasons?  Are you a scientist who actively employs phenology – the study of the timing of nature – in your research and want to … Read more Minnesota phenology conference set Feb. 26-28

Phenology, tap water ads and lynx

Every week, the Freshwater Society posts a digest of regional, national and international news articles and research reports on water and the environment. Go to the Freshwater web site to read the latest digest, or click on the links below to read the original articles. If you see something that interests you, let us know … Read more Phenology, tap water ads and lynx