Author: talkingplantsblog

Pinyon Needle Scale

Have you wondered what those little bumps are on the pinyon pine needles? Well, here is your answer!



Swainson hawk returns

I spotted my first Swainson hawk in Chino Valley on February 16, 2017. This is 6 weeks earlier than the first onesĀ  I spotted last year. These amazing hawks winter in the South American Pampas of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil and return to the North American grasslands for the summer season.


First blog post

First blog post

Hi Central Arizona Phenology Trail folks!

This site allows our phenomenal phenologists to share discoveries with one another. Is there something exciting happening along your trail? Have you learned something recently that you think others would find helpful? Do you have an exceptional photo of a phenophase that you’d like to share? This is the place to do just that and more!