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Patch Watch: What a Lot of Wellie-Weather!

After a relatively dry 2017, the first month of the new year seems to be excited to have discovered rain, and has been enthusiastically demonstrating this day after day. Few bright days have punctuated the curtains of rain, but when they have, they have been glistening gems. We may complain about the wet weather, but… Continue reading Patch Watch: What a Lot of Wellie-Weather!

Nature Watching · Sussex Field Notes Blog

What to Look for in Nature: January

  January is the very core of winter; short cold days that all too often seem dreary and grey, punctuated with icy freezes. Despite the apparent bleakness of the month, the workings of spring are gradually gaining momentum, mostly under the surface. Above ground there is plenty to enjoy as well, if you know where to… Continue reading What to Look for in Nature: January