The Nature of Phenology 1/29/22: Cryogenic Disturbance

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

Here in Maine where we are just out of reach of most hurricanes and tornadoes, generally too wet for frequent natural forest fires, and often times not wet enough for massive flooding events, we instead look to the winter to breathe life into forest communities in the form of cryogenic disturbance, or freezing.

Photos, a full transcript, references, contact information, and more available at thenatureofphenology.wordpress.com

About the host/writers:

Joe Horn lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder of Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide and Carpenter. He is passionate about fishing, cooking, and making things with his hands. He has both an MBA in Sustainability and an MS focused in Environmental Education. Joe can be reached by emailing [email protected]

Hazel Stark lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder and Naturalist Educator at Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide. She loves taking a closer look at nature through the lens of her camera, napping in beds of moss, and taking hikes to high points to see what being tall is all about. She has an MS in Resource Management and Conservation and is a lifelong Maine outdoorswoman. Hazel can be reached by emailing [email protected]

The Nature of Phenology 1/29/22: Cryogenic Disturbance

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

Here in Maine where we are just out of reach of most hurricanes and tornadoes, generally too wet for frequent natural forest fires, and often times not wet enough for massive flooding events, we instead look to the winter to breathe life into forest communities in the form of cryogenic disturbance, or freezing.

Photos, a full transcript, references, contact information, and more available at thenatureofphenology.wordpress.com

About the host/writers:

Joe Horn lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder of Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide and Carpenter. He is passionate about fishing, cooking, and making things with his hands. He has both an MBA in Sustainability and an MS focused in Environmental Education. Joe can be reached by emailing [email protected]

Hazel Stark lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder and Naturalist Educator at Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide. She loves taking a closer look at nature through the lens of her camera, napping in beds of moss, and taking hikes to high points to see what being tall is all about. She has an MS in Resource Management and Conservation and is a lifelong Maine outdoorswoman. Hazel can be reached by emailing [email protected]