Phenology Files

Phenology Files: April 2022

phenology fi-ˈnä-lə-jē n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. The crowd lined the fences of the Dungeness Valley Creamery in… Read More ›

Phenology Files: February 2022 Triphosa of the Tunnels

phenology fi-ˈnä-lə-jē n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. Tissue Moth (Triphosa haesitata) Triphosa of the Tunnels by Robert Michael… Read More ›

Phenology Files: November 2021

phenology fi-ˈnä-lə-jē n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. Atmospheric River It used to be called the "Pineapple… Read More ›

Phenology Files: October 2021

phenology \ fi-ˈnä-lə-jē \ n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) The Trumpeter Swans… Read More ›

Phenology Files: September 2021

phenology \ fi-ˈnä-lə-jē \ n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. Golden chanterelle mushroom (Cantharellus cibarius) Labor Day… Read More ›

Phenology Files: August 2021

              phenology \ fi-ˈnä-lə-jē \ n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2: periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions.… Read More ›

Phenology Files: July 2021

phenology  \ fi-ˈnä-lə-jē \ n 1 : a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering) 2 : periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions. It's easy to curse the trailing blackberry if you've tripped over one… Read More ›

Phenology Files: June 2021

Summer is here! And wow, it's here for REAL! As you try to keep cool on these hot days, don't forget to look around and observe how the local flora and fauna are reacting to the seasonal changes. Reported phenology observations this month include: strawberries… Read More ›

Phenology Files: May 2021

Daylight is stretching longer and longer and we are reminded that we are just a few weeks away from the official start of summer. Plant and animal activity is occurring in such profusion that it's hard to keep up! In general, May was fairly dry,… Read More ›

Phenology Files: April 2021

Spring is in full swing, with April bringing the Seattle area a record-setting stretch of SEVEN consecutive days above 70 degrees. Folks were observed enjoying summertime activities on beaches, trails, and lawns across the Olympic Peninsula. (Do observations of human behaviors count as phenology? Maybe… Read More ›