Great Horned Owl

How to get started

How can phenology monitoring, data or information be useful to you, in your park? There are lots of resources on, here are a few key ones, and some questions for you:

  • What are your project goals?
  • What resources do you have available?
  • Will you primarily use phenology data resources the USA-NPN creates and curates, primarily contribute data to the USA-NPN or both?

To get started exploring USA-NPN data resources:

To get started monitoring phenology with staff, volunteers or students: