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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 33.5 April 2022

First steps towards a woodland calendar for the 21st century

By - Tim Sparks, Judith Garforth, Lorienne Whittle

Based on 23 years of data, Tim Sparks, Lorienne Whittle and Judith Garforth present a woodland calendar for the 21st century, focusing on five woodland species such as Bluebell and Speckled Wood, and highlight some of the associated issues with these types of calendars.

Nature’s Calendar, a scheme coordinated by the Woodland Trust, is the home of nearly three million records of UK phenology. The tracking of phenological events has a long history in the UK and has involved many big names in natural history, including Gilbert White, Leonard Jenyns and Richard Fitter. 

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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