Nature's Calendar Blog
Latest State of the UK Climate report reveals increasing impact of climate changeBy Lorienne Whittle, 31/07/2020
The latest State of the UK Climate report reveals that 2019 was a year that broke multiple records for temperatures in the UK. The report also includes a phenology section in which Nature’s Calendar records show the impact of the weather and climate on wildlife.
Autumn - the forgotten season?By Lorienne Whittle, 07/07/2020
Climate change is threatening the seasons as we know them. With your help we can examine the timing of natural events in autumn, and how any changes impact our wildlife. Discover what our results showed last autumn and how you can help track autumn 2020.Read more
Recording wildlife through the summerBy Lorienne Whittle, 14/06/2020
Late spring sees more subtle changes and here we highlight a few of the less well recorded phenology events you've tracked over the last month.
The beginning of June brings the meteorological summer while summer solstice, the astronomical start of summer, falls on 20 June this year. As spring slips into summer we look at plants and animal activities you can record with Nature's Calendar over the next few months.
Taking time for wildlife during lockdownBy Lorienne Whittle, 13/05/2020
Busy blue tits having been nesting, butterflies are a flutter, bees buzzing and beautiful bluebells have flowered. The colour of towns, cities and the countryside have changed as nature creates a feast for the senses through spring.
While we've mostly watched spring unfold from our homes and gardens this year, many have relished taking the time to slow down, connect with nature and spot the signs of the changing seasons.
Here we look back over spring and share some of the wonderful photos sent in by our recorders.Read more
Recording for Nature's Calendar during the coronavirus pandemic - latest adviceBy Judith Garforth, 20/03/2020
The Nature’s Calendar citizen science project will continue to run during the coronavirus pandemic, but please only record at home. Find out what you can record from the view from your window or in your garden. Please do not feel obliged to continue recording at this difficult time. No one will be letting us by down by not recording.Read more