Help track flower and fruit timing in the mountains!
We need you: Hikers, families, school groups, and conservationists!
Become a Citizen-Scientists
Not sure about your ability to identify the right plants? Start with our simple Flower Check List! A great way to get to know the plants and their flowers and a fun activity for families on the trail. Here are some other...Kid friendly activities:
AMC will share your monitoring reports with our partners, the National Phenology Network and the Appalachian Trail Mega-Transect Monitoring project, contributing unique mountain data to these larger national and regional studies. By collecting data from thousands of hikers in the Appalachian Mountains we can further scientific understanding of how global climate change affects the health and vitality of key flora in mountain ecosystems.