Webinars - European Phenology Campaign
Webinars became an important part of the campaign. Below you will find a list of webinars planned for the 2023 Autumn Tree Campaign as well as invitations to webinars organised by the Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign team. We look forward to meeting you!
Recordings of webinars from previous campaigns are available below in the Archived Webinars section and are listed by date.
2023 Autumn Campaign Webinars
PAST: Our Autumn with Trees, November 29, 2023 @ 1 pm CET
The final meeting of the Autumn Campaign and an opportunity for students and teachers to hear from students about their experience with green-down and autumn campaign activities.
Materials presented at the webinar
- Videos by:
- Presentations by:
- Timoleague National School, Ireland
- Primary school Petar Pop Arsov - Skopje, North Macedonia
- Poltava school #38, Ukraine
- St Finians Primary School, Ireland
- Secondary School "Brignoli-Einaudi-Marconi" - Agricultural section, Italy
- High school Čakovec, Croatia
- Elementary School Veli Vrh Pula, Croatia
- Basundhara Maji, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany
- Contributions presented at the Campaign Padlet by:
- Elementary school Braća Seljan, Karlovac, Croatia - Bookcreator
- Elementary school Rugvica, Croatia - Bookcreator
- Elementary schools Luhačovice + Elementary school Olomouc - Bookcreator
- High school Prelog, Croatia, Czech Republic - Story Map
- Elementary school Lučko, Zagreb, Croatia - presentation
- Elementary school Vladimira Nazora Pazin, Karojba, Croatia - presentation
- Forestry and Woodworking school Karlovac, Croatia - presentation
PAST: Welcome to the Autumn Campaign, September 20, 2023 @ 4 pm CEST
An introduction to 2023 Autumn Campaign activities and schedule - all you need to know about green-down activities, carbon activity and tree height measurements.
Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinars
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 @ 10:00am EST (3:00pm UTC, 4:00pm CET). The State of Trees - December 2023. A Mini Forest Revolution around the Globe: Sharing experiences from Schools, Villages, and Urban Neighborhoods. Forests and trees are a vital part of our planet, providing habitats for our planet's creatures to playing an important role in our planet's carbon budget. Join this special webinar as we hear from colleagues around the world about their experiences with Miyawaki Forests and planting trees. From the planting of over 200,000 trees and over 100 forests in India to restoring forests in countries such as Belgium, reversing the deterioration of the Beirut River by planting native trees, to how creating forests, with students in the United States, has helped students understand the importance of trees and forests to our ever-changing planet. We will also hear from author Hannah Lewis and about the Miyawaki forests.
Our Spring with Trees
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 @ 2 pm CEST
The final meeting of the Spring Campaign and an opportunity for participating teachers and students to share experiences and inspire each other with projects and activities related to greening-up, the carbon cycle and the role of trees in cooling cities.
Watch the RECORDING.
What could you see in the webinar?
- Student presentation: Elementary school Luhacovice, Czechia
- Student presentation: Elementary school Zadarski otoci, Zadar, Croatia
- Padlet presentation: Ekonomska Sola Murska Sobota, Slovenia
- Video by: Elementary school Pardubice, Staňkova 128, Czech Republic / Elementary school Sime Budinica, Croatia / Gymnasium AIA-GESS, Georgia
- Student presentation: Secondary School Leonardo da Vinci (Marcallo con Casone), Italy
- Video by: Vcielka Puchov Centre with United school Puchov, Slovakia / Rivne Lyceum 15, Ukraine followed by comment by a teacher from Rivne Lyceum 15
- Teacher presentation: Elementary schools Banija and Dubovac, Croatia
- Student presentation: Braca Seljan Elementary school, Croatia
Experience and Love Trees
Thursday, March 30, 2023 @ 3 pm CEST
Encourage children to build up their sensitivity to trees and develop a close relationship with them. This crucial first stage provides the basis for building up knowledge. The Lessons in Grass project team will inspire you with lesson plans, photos, videos, best practices, tips and tricks.
The webinar will take place on the ZOOM Platform.
Welcome to the Spring Campaign
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 @ 3 pm CET
Introduction to 2023 Spring Tree Campaign activities and schedule - all you need to know about green-up activities, carbon activities and tree height measurements. Intended mainly for those, who are starting with the campaign.
Virtual Student Conference (November 28 and 29)
The Virtual Student Conference provided an opportunity to present Autumn Campaign activities and collaborations to other students, teachers, and researchers.
Welcome to the Autumn Campaign (September 22, 2022)
An introduction to 2022 Autumn Campaign activities and schedule - all you need to know about green-down activities, carbon activity and tree height measurements.
Meeting with Scientists #2 - Phenology in the Past and Now (May 4, 2022)
Dr Elena Bautista Sparrow is a scientist, who lives in Alaska and works with indigenous (native) communities. She learns from them wisdom about the environment and natural cycles. She is also the co-founder of GLOBE Phenology.
Meet this very special guest and learn about the importance of Phenology and about the unique connection between people and nature in Alaska.
Meeting with Scientists #1 - Trees and Urban Heat Island (April 7, 2022)
The role of trees in lowering the Urban Heat Island effect explained by Dr Kevin Czajkowski, Professor at the University of Toledo, USA and the lead of the GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect Campaign. Introduction of new campaign activity Air-conditioned by Trees. Video by Gozo College Middle School, Malta that shows how students investigated the effect of trees on urban temperatures and called the local community to action.
Spring Campaign in a Nutshell (February 10, 2022)
Introduction to 2022 Spring Tree Campaign activities and schedule - all you need to know about green-up activities, carbon activities and tree height measurements. Presentation of the campaign experience by a GLOBE team from Elementary school Rugvica, Croatia,
Our autumn with trees (December 1, 2021)
The webinar was the final meeting of the schools involved in the autumn phenology campaign and also a presentation of the outcomes of the GLOBE Tree Reporters Challenge.
What was presented?
Green-down and reporters activities presented by students from Poltava school 38, Ukraine
School collaboration using Padlet introduced by students and teachers from Elementary schools Dubovac and Banija, Croatia
Tree TV videos by
Základná škola Plavecký Štvrtok, Slovakia / Osnovna škola Banija, Croatia / St.Michael School, Malta / Complex of Schools No 5 in Zabrze, Poland / Secondary school Mate Blažine Labin, Croatia / Osnovna škola Rugvica, Croatia / Luhansk Regional Center for Ecological and Naturalistic Creativity of Student Youth, Ukraine / Gozo College Middle School, Malta / Jonava R.Samulevicius progymnasium, Lithuania / Center for Extracurricular Education of Melitopol City Council of Zaporizhia Region, Ukraine
Tree Magazine posters from
Gymnasium Mate Blažina Labin, Croatia / OU " Dame Gruev", North Macedonia / Srednja škola Čakovec, Croatia / The Affiliated Senior High School of National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan / Gozo College Middle School, Malta / Osnovna škola Antuna Mihanovića Osijek, Croatia / Srednja škola Lovre Montija , Knin, Croatia / CVČ VČIELKA PÚCHOV, Slovakia / Young naturalists station of Velyka Pusarivka Sumy region, Ukraine
Autumn Colouring Through the Eyes of Scientists (November 10, 2021)
Arnold van Vliet, a phenologist at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and one of the authors of the European Phenology Campaign and GrowApp. In the webinar, he talked about the importance of greening-down for trees and for the global carbon cycle. He also explained how GrowApp pictures help in scientific research.
Brian Campbell, the lead of the Trees Around the GLOBE student research campaign introduced plans and opportunities in Year 4 of the Campaign for teachers and students.
All you need to know about the Autumn Campaign (September 16, 2021)
An introduction to the Autumn campaign activities resources and schedule. Zuzana Lhotakova, a scientist from Charles University presented and explained the new carbon activity How Leaves Lose Weight.
Spring observations and cooperation. Sharing and learning from other schools and countries.
(June 2, 2021)
Teachers and students participating in the Spring Phenology Campaign shared their experiences and inspired each other with projects and activities related to green-up and the carbon cycle. Webinar recording
- Spring research presentations by
- Poltava school 38, Ukraine
- OŠ Ivana Kukuljevića, Croatia
- Gymnázium Česká Třebová, Czech Republic
- Chernivtsi City Ecology and Nature Center, Ukraine
- Kalocsai Fényi gyula Általános Iskola Belvárosi Általános Iskolája, Hungary
- Video from St Nicholas College Dingli, Primary School, Malta
- Spring collaboration through Padlet by
My Spring Data. (May 6, 2021)
This recording will help you to enter green-up data, create a graph of leaf growth using the GLOBE visualisation tool and create and use student accounts.
Trees in my Neighborhood. (April 15, 2021)
Meeting with Czech gardening expert and ecologist Michal Plundra on the role of trees in an urban environment and taking care of trees and with scientists from Charles University, Premysl Stych (Czech Republic) and Natalia Kobliuk (Ukraine) who presented how to look at trees from above using Sentinel Hub. Introducing 2021 Community Trees Challenge: Science is Better Together.
All You Need to Know about the 2021 Spring Campaign. (March 10, 2021).
Introducing the Spring campaign schedule and resources, green-up and carbon cycle activities. Dr Gunta Kalvāne from the University of Latvia shared, what it means to work as a phenologist and why she finds phenology important and interesting.
Autumn Tree Observations and Cooperation: Sharing and Learning from other Schools and Countries. (November 19, 2020)
Teachers and students participating in the autumn phenology campaign shared their experiences and inspired each other with projects and activities related to green-down and tree height measurements.
How to work with autumn data (October 19, 2020)
An introduction to the GLOBE visualization tool. The tool allows you to create graphs of your tree's greening down and the GLOBE Observer. Overview of changes to the GLOBE website and GLOBE apps, which will be implemented in November 2020.
Educators and Students Aligning Greenings and Tree Height: A Collaboration Between the European Phenology Campaign and the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign. (October 13, 2020)
Trees around the GLOBE Campaign webinar, where students from the Czech Republic: Primary School Pist and Primary School Hradec Kralove, Stefcova presented their research on greenings and phenology. The European Phenology Campaign Lead, Lenka Kleger discussed the science of greenings and why the observations are so important to understanding local environments, Dorian Janney, Cross-Campaigns Lead from NASA Goddard/ADNET introduced using Story Maps to showcase the trees in your environment, and Dr Christopher Shuman, Campaign Subject Matter Expert, and Trees in the
News Lead from NASA Goddard/UMBC presented “Trees in the News” highlighting France’s Parc National des Forêts de Champagne et Bourgogne.
From Leaves to Satellites (October 8, 2020)
The webinar provides a look at the autumn change of trees from 3 different perspectives: inside the trees (Zuzana Lhotakova, Charles University); field observations (Brian Campbell, NASA), and satellite view (Peder Nelson, Oregon State University)
All you need to know about the Autumn Campaign (September 21, 2020)
Autumn campaign schedule, activities, and resources. Inspiration by the school collaboration project. Introduction to the Trees Around the GLOBE campaign by its lead Brian Campbell. Online tools looking at phenology from space introduced by Peder Nelson (Oregon State University).
How to Upload Data and Make Graphs of Green Up (April 2, 2020)
GLOBE trainer Bara Semerakova explains, how to enter spring tree data and how to create a graph of leaf growth using the GLOBE visualisation tool.
Why is Phenology Important and what role do Trees Play in the Carbon Cycle? (April 29, 2020)
In the webinar, you will learn about the meaning and importance of phenology. Lenka Hájková describes, how scientists use phenology data and present concrete examples. You will also understand the basics of the carbon cycle and its connection with trees.
Trees in Changing Environment: What Do Scientists Say? (May 21, 2020)
Three scientists - Zorana Sedlar (Natural History Museum, Croatia), Lenka Hájková (Hydrometeorological Institute, Czech Republic) and Zuzana Lhotáková (Charles University, Czech Republic) talk about their research on trees and explain how trees respond to changes in their environment.
How to upload Green Down Data (October 10, 2019)
GLOBE trainer Bara Semerakova explains, how to enter data and how to create a graph of leaf colour change using the GLOBE visualisation tool.