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Budburst (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Budburst citizen scientists work together with research scientists, educators, and horticulturists to answer specific, timely, and critical ecological research questions by carefully observing the timing of plant life cycle events, also called phenophases. These life events differ depending upon the type of plant, but usually include leafing, flowering, and fruiting phases of plants as well as leaf color and senescence.
Budburst-Nativars Data Collection Protocol and Data Sheets
You can find the Budburst - Navitars pollinators observation data and protocols sheets in your Blackboard shell under "Course Content."
Budburst - NAVITARS Pollinator Categories
Images: 1.“Leafcutter bee (Megachile sp.) collecting leaves” Bob Peterson. CC BY-NC 2.0. 2.“Carpenter Bee thorax and wings“ Jwilk36 CC BY-SA 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0