Outreach and Education Update
Mark Green and Geoff Wilson presented on "Historical climate warming in the White Mountains of New Hampshire: implications for snowmaking water needs at ski areas" at the New Hampshire Water & Watershed Conference
on March 15 at Plymouth State University. Sarah Thorne shared a poster on "WaterViz! A Water Cycle Visualization Tool at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest."
Sarah Garlick and Marissa Weiss led a joint meeting of the Harvard Forest and Hubbard Brook investigators at the Harvard Forest on March 20.
Nat Cleavitt is working with Holderness Central School to teach second grade classes about the plant life cycle over the course of eight weeks. The second graders have been studying bean seed germination and how environmental factors, such as temperature and moisture, affect growth. Students are measuring plant parts, recording their observations in journals, and discussing their findings. Nat's efforts were recently highlighted in the school's newsletter, the Hawk Herald.
Sarah Garlick and John Campbell will present Hubbard Brook winter climate change research at the meeting of the Climate Change Education Collaborative on April 9.
Clara Chaisson will present “Engagement Begins at Home: Connections between Internal and External Engagement for Achieving Broader Impacts Goals” at the National Association for Broader Impacts Summit in Tucson, Arizona, on April 30.