Belstone Weather Records 2017

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Simon Herbert has been keeping weather records from his garden in Belstone since 2011. We first posted his results at the end of January 2012. The Belstone weather records for 2017 have been updated and are now online for all … Read More

Cosmic Snot

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At this time of the year it is not uncommon to find lumps of white jelly on the ground, often near ponds. This jelly sometimes called ‘cosmic snot’ is most likely unfertilised frog spawn from the oviduct of a frog … Read More

Dormice in Belstone

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A dormouse living in the Skaigh valley at Belstone was one of the stars of Hugh’s Wild West (shown on BBC2 on 20 January) which saw presenter Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall join local expert Leo Gubert to track down the tiny rodent.  … Read More

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