Nature's Calendar Blog

  • Frogs have been spawning: January news and photos

    By Lorienne Whittle, 15/02/2019

    January has been a busy month for Nature’s Calendar. Frogs have been spawning, butterflies have been awakening and some of your early spring records have even been featured on BBC Winterwatch! Find out what’s happened over the last month.

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  • Top 3 wildflowers to spot this spring

    By Lorienne Whittle and Sophie Palmer, 01/02/2019

    Snowdrops and bluebells are the celebrity flowers of spring, but can you spot and record 3 less familiar flowers this season? Download our free desktop calendar.

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  • Spring is already in the air: December photos

    By Martha Boalch, 09/01/2019

    In December we received a mixture of late winter records and early spring records. Here’s our top pick of the photos you send in.

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  • Hazel catkins: what they tell us about the weather

    By Martha Boalch, 21/12/2018

    One of the first signs of spring is when hazel catkins come out and release their pollen. They’re a really useful indicator of winter and early spring weather conditions.

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  • Facebook Q & A

    By Judith Garforth and Martha Boalch, 18/12/2018

    Thursday 20 December at 11 am - we will be available to answer your Nature's Calendar questions and we will be giving some tips on spotting the early sign of spring.

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