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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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132 Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME 04537 United States
207.633.4333

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April 2017
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2017 Signs of the Seasons Training, Boothbay

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 132 Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME 04537 United States
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Using their backyards as laboratories, participants in the Signs of the Seasons program help scientists document the local effects of global climate change. Hundreds are trained to observe and record the phenology (seasonal changes) of common plants and animals living in their own communities — a citizen science project that fills a gap in regional climate research. Volunteers across Maine and now New Hampshire record the growth of milkweed, the nesting of robins and more. The goal is to build…

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