Nature Almanac for Nature Journal Keepers

clouds in the sky over Philadelphia
clouds in the sky over Philadelphia


This lists of resources points to some of the seasonal information that is helpful when keeping a nature journal. Most of the pages are on this blog, In Season.



Nature events calendar – for the current year


The Seasons

Seasonal Rounds: Chart Living in Harmony with the Land

How to Create a Seasonal Round

Earth’s seasons – dates and times, moons, stars and assorted information.

Nature holidays: equinoxes, solstices and cross-quarter days

Nature in Spring

Nature in Summer

Nature in Autumn

Nature in Winter


The Sun the Moon and the Stars

Autumn moons – Harvest and Hunter’s Moons

Circumpolar stars

Equinoxes, Solstices and Cross-Quarter Days

Moon names

Summer Solstice

What the moon looks like now – (

Winter Solstice



The Weather

Beaufort Wind Scale

When is hurricane season?


Plants and the Weather

Why leaves change color in autumn