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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 24.4 April 2013

Snow, Snowdrops, lawns and observers – Topics from Nature's Calendar/UK Phenology Network

By - Tim Sparks, Sian Atkinson, Kate Lewthwaite

At the time of writing, in the second week of March, it has snowed overnight. Can this be happeninig as the willow and flowering currant flowers are starting to make an appearance, while Hawthorn leaves are desperate to burst forth, and Blackbirds are gathering nesting material?

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist