Project BudBurst Data Collection Guide


This guide provides detailed, step-by-step, instructions on how to create and maintain a project BudBurst data collection site for your school, community group, or other organization.  It describes the website functionality and instructions for creating a login, creating a site, adding plants to your site, managing multiple users, and accessing the data you collect. For activities and resources, visit the “Education” tab on the Project BudBurst website, where you will find resources for both classroom and community use.


Engage individuals of all ages in the Project BudBurst citizen science project, which uses plant phenology to illustrate the impacts of climate change on plants.

Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Time needed: 

30+ minutes

Materials Needed: 

Computer with internet access, projector, screen

Partners Who Used this Tool: 

G-WOW, Project Exploration