Author: Mara

About Mara

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

Warm, Woolly and Green

The snow, wind and rain have caused a few delays to the building schedule for our eco holiday accommodation. However, we’re keeping busy in the office, stocking up on some lovely eco-friendly soft furnishings ready for our first guests. Alphabeds near Llandysul are hand-making making our beds in their water powered workshop, with sustainably sourced … Continue reading Warm, Woolly and Green »

Carving out the future for Wildlife Where you Live

Our Big Lottery funded ‘Wildlife Where You Live’ project reaches its grand finale in 2013, but there is still plenty to get involved in. Our 12 communities clocked up an impressive 25 nature activities in Autumn,  from a fungal forays and bat evenings, to nature-themed bench carving workshops at Denmark Farm. We have an exciting … Continue reading Carving out the future for Wildlife Where you Live »

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) »