In The Field


  • In The Field – June 2017

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt How does it go, “what a difference a day makes”, month in this case and the water levels in the Dever are falling almost at summer levels now and the rain, what there is of it, constantly avoids us.  Peter Clarke measured 81 …


  • In The Field – May 2017

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt Well, April really was a mixed month for weather, April showers were short and sharp, some with snow, some with heavy rain but the frosts were a surprise and although short lived, pretty severe.  Low results from our rain me …


  • In The Field – March 2017

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt Firstly, my thanks to Dr David for covering for me last month, his note on the Water Rail is encouraging, in all my time at Box I have heard him but never seen him whereas Micky Frome used to report sighting him regularly.  …


  • In The Field – December 2016

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt The 9th of January, I will not be early with my first submission in the New Year.  December 2016 was yet again a dry and warm month, 9°+ on Christmas day – global warming, ‘humbug’. The dry period has affected the aquifers a …