The Woodland Trust’s Nature’s Calendar has been recording nature for 15 years to see how species respond to the changing climate from one year to the next. But the charity, with support from the British Science Association as part of British Science Week, which runs from 13-22 March, will now focus on the progression of spring from the South West of England to the North of Scotland.

Once recorded the data will be analysed by Professor Tim Sparks from Coventry University, a co-founder of Nature’s Calendar, to see how each species makes its appearance across the UK. By relating geographic location to spring timing the speed at which spring moves can be found.

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