Frosty winter days and early dusks make January a great time to see some impressive flocks of birds.
The first hopeful signs of spring begin to show in the plant world.
First signs of spring begin to show and some animals begin to emerge from hibernation – that's if it is warm enough! Daffodils are one of the first optimistic signs of spring as they show all over
It's the time of year that signs of spring colour appear and the scent of wild garlic is prevalent in the woodlands. Blackthorn flowers emerge in the hedgerows and lambs fill the fields! Wading b
May is the first month in Bowland when things turn green, as leaves emerge on the trees and hedgerows and birds are nesting.
Trees are now fully in leaf and the bird breeding season is in full swing.
With summer fully underway certain fields are a blaze with many species of wildflowers including yellow rattle, bird's foot trefoil, oxeye daisy, ragged robin, pignut, knapweed and devil's bit scab
During August the heather is in bloom on the Bowland moors turning the landscape a beautiful shade of purple. The bright red-orange berries of rowan in wooded cloughs provide a rich feast for blac
Heather is still flowering on the purple moors, but will come to an end this month.
Roe deer are often seen in and around woodlands.
In October the autumnal leaves transform the trees, and once fallen they produce a great carpet blazing with reds and yellows.
Autumn is fading and winter is beginning to creep in, leading to misty mornings.
December is a month when all you want to do is stay in-doors in the warmth.
But if you are willing to get wrapped up and venture outdoors, there is still nature to be seen and heard.