Climate Change and Lilacs Research and Resources

Sources are added as they are discovered.

Budburst.org. Learn how lilacs are affected by a changing climate. Budburst brings together researchers, educators, gardeners, and citizen scientists to uncover the stories of plants and animals affected by human impacts on the environment. Become a Budburst Citizen Scientist to report your observations. A project of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Brown, Heather. 2019. “Why are plants blooming in October?” Features re-blooming lilacs. WCCO-TV News, Minneapolis, MN. Airdate: October 7, 2019.

Nature’s Notebook. Discover and document changes in nature. Become and observer. A project of the USA National Phenology Network.

National Phenology Network, USA. The USA-NPN brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the U.S.