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Snowdrops, bumble bees and butterflies are among 64 records of 'early spring activity' due to warmer weather

Spring has jumped the gun in many parts of the country, as flowers blossomed and bumblebees began buzzing months ahead of schedule.  More than 64 records of early spring activity have been received by the Woodland Trust – the earliest in November.  The Trust encourages members of the public to send sightings of early spring activity through its Nature’s Calendar scheme.  Mild conditions have seen flowers blooming this month, with insects temporarily disturbed from hibernation over winter.  Read more...



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