Timing is everything: Phenology as a tool for city foresters

  • Author(s): Crimmins, Theresa; Hartel, Dudley.
  • Date: 2014
  • Station ID: Magazines or Trade Publications-SRS-2014


Given your education, experience, frequent contact with trees, and honed observational skills, you as municipal foresters are well suited for tracking recurring seasonal events such as leafing, flowering, and fruiting. The study of these phenomena is known as phenology.

  • Citation: Crimmins, Theresa; Hartel, Dudley. 2014 Timing is everything: Phenology as a tool for city foresters. Society of Municipal Arborists, City Trees. Pages 28,29,32. 3 p.

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