GMC is partnering with AMC, ADK, and Baxter State Park to gather peak alpine vegetation flowering and fruiting data from hikers in 2019. This ongoing phenology research is helping regional scientists understand the effects of climate change on the reproduction and resilience of these species. All folks need is a smartphone and the iNaturalist app to participate. Here is the project landing page on GMC’s website: https://www.greenmountainclub.org/volunteers/neafw/
There are Welcome Webinars on April 2 & 5 for training to learn about the background of the Northeast Alpine Flower Watch and how to participate in the project while hiking. We will cover registering for iNaturalist, navigating the online interface, as well as using the app on your mobile device. Get tips on taking quality photos, learn about our target species, ask questions about the project, and more.
There are two webinar dates:
*Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm
*Friday, April 5 at 12:00 pm