Tag Archives: Hazel

TrackATree three and four – the suspense is building up

10 March and 18 March 2015 Two-in-one this time – aren’t you lucky;) It’s an incredibly frustrating time at the moment. The buds are bursting – or are they? A surprisingly subtle process. I keep pointing my binoculars up at … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 4 – I feel like a very efficient citizen scientist by combining soundscape harvest with leafwatching

On the morning of my census day, Twitter brought me a present:) App to record sounds of ecosystem health around the world. @BBCr4today @Sarah_Montague gd discussion of citizen participation in science. — Hilary G Enthusiasm (@DrHG) April 23, 2014 Thanks … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 3: I take advantage of the evening sun and make my first online submission

To shake things up a little, I took my sites in reverse order yesterday. Sky was still grey when I set off but the late evening sun managed to break through. So I got a couple of sunny pics and … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 2: I develop tree bud obsession and reward myself with duck eggs

After my first week in the field, I seem to have developed a slightly disturbing obsession with budburst – scanning the trees and bushes for the signs wherever I go. Professional hazard for an amateur phenologist, I guess;) It felt … Continue reading

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TrackATree week 1: I doubt my botanical credentials and get distracted by technology

I have been sitting on this post for over a week – in fact I have already been out this week to have a second look at my trees! I guess this just reflects that getting going with this citizen … Continue reading

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