Phenology and Citizen Science in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Explore how the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is getting visitors involved in their studies of climate change
Client: National Park Service Climate Change Respone Program
This video explores changing phenology (the timing of life cycle events such as flowering and animal migration) and how it is studied by resource managers and citizen scientists at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It specifically features the citizen science program at the park as an example of how to engage park visitors and deepen their interest in and understanding of climate change. This video is part of a larger NPS-oriented video series focused on the science behind climate change and targeted towards informing rangers and interpreters within the parks nationwide.