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Nature in Shetland

winner of a Shetland Environment Award 2004


Shetland Biological Records Centre



Nature's Calendar

Thousands of people across Britain are now recording nature’s calendar as part of the UK Phenology Network to see what effect climate change is having on our wildlife. The majority of plants and animals used in the national initiative, however, are not found in Shetland. Therefore the Shetland Biological Records Centre, with assistance from Scottish Natural Heritage, has produced a leaflet that IS relevant to people in Shetland so that we too, can participate in this important project.

You don't have to be an expert to take part, you can record as much or as little information as you are able. All you need to do is fill in the first and last date for the wildlife events detailed on the form. Even forms with just one or two entries will contribute to the project. Your observations can be made anywhere in Shetland.

Copies of the leaflet are available from Shetland Biological Records Centre, Shetland Amenity Trust, Garthspool, Lerwick ZE1 0NY  Tel. (01595) 694688


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