The Nature Bible

Nature Diary

Key Dates

June 2021



1st - start of Meteorological Summer

1st - 30th - The Wildlife Trust's annual nature challenge - 30 Days Wild.

5th - World Environment Day

8th - World Oceans Day

9th - Coral Triangle Day, Solomon Islands

13th - LEAF (Linking environment and farming) Open Farm Sunday

14th - Stop Live Transport International Animal Awareness Day - tbc

15th - Global Wind Day

17th - UN's World Day to combat desertification and drought

20th - Fathers Day

21st - Summer Solstice - start of astronomical summer

21st - World Giraffe Day

22nd - National Insect Week

22nd - World Rainforest Day

24th - Mid-Summers Day. Feast of John the Baptist. Celtic lore: flowers will appear to those who stand under an elder tree on midsummer's eve.

24th - Full moon.

27th June - 5th July - United Kingdom Week for the Animals