Tag Archives: Robert Marsham

The vital role of citizen science

For the past 14 years, enthusiastic volunteers have been helping track changes in seasonal natural events through Nature’s Calendar, adding thousands of records to the UK Phenology Network database. Faithfully, they have observed and recorded when trees come into leaf … Continue reading

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Taking a leaf out of Thoreau’s book

I was intrigued to read this week that scientists are using the natural history records of Henry David Thoreau to track the effects of climate change. It prompted a couple of thoughts. First, how fitting it is that the man … Continue reading

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