Author: Mara

About Mara

Facilities & Events Manager at Denmark Farm, often making the coffee and showing people where to park!

Winter Woodcock Sightings

We’re really excited to have had 3 separate sightings of woodcock at Denmark Farm recently – each in a different part of the reserve, so we may have several birds here. The woodcock is a highly secretive and largely nocturnal wading bird which spends most of the day in dense cover – so we are … Continue reading Winter Woodcock Sightings »

Biomass is best for Denmark Farm

We’ve spent the last few weeks eagerly awaiting a ‘green’ roof for our new self-catering eco holiday accommodation. Unfortunately the weather has got the upper hand once again, temporarily delaying this important phase of the build. However, another exciting and major landmark has been reached this week with the commissioning our new biomass boiler heating system. … Continue reading Biomass is best for Denmark Farm »

Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2)

…the ‘Great Nut Hunt’. We’ve checked-out their habitat, we’ve made them nest boxes… it’s now time to look for signs of dormice in Coed Dolgoed. So come along and join us on Saturday 8th December at 2 pm at Coed Dolgoed, Pontrhydfendigaid for  a ‘Great Nut Hunt’ with Dr Jenny Macpherson of the Vincent Wildlife … Continue reading Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2) »

Treat yourself to a woodland work-out

It’s tempting to stay indoors at the moment, but if you wrap up warm you might just find that a day outdoors learning traditional woodland skills is a satisfying way to spend a few hours (and much nicer than a trip to the gym!). We have a number of woodland and hedge-laying workshops coming up … Continue reading Treat yourself to a woodland work-out »

Count down to a greener Christmas

As an antidote to some of the more commercial and not-so-green festive practices, we’d like to share with you our top 5 tips for a greener Christmas… 1) Shop with and support local businesses, producers and craftspeople. Pop into The People’s Market, held in Victoria Hall, Lampeter, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday every month, from … Continue reading Count down to a greener Christmas »