Woodland Trust

Nature's CalendarNature Detectives

Look out for bare trees, silver birch, rowan and sycamore might be without leaves soon!

Jean Combes. Graham FudgerBe inspired

By two of our star recorders

They have been contributing their observations to the UK Phenology Database for more than sixty years. 

Their records have been used by scientists, government departments, research organisations and in post graduate projects.

Below: Jean Combes' oak budburst graph 1950 - 2013

Jean Combes oak budburst graph 1950-2013