Ecology into Art Exhibition – 16th to 31st August 2014

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is delighted to be hosting an art exhibition, opening this Saturday 16th August. The exhibition features the talented painter Lil Tudor-Craig and is part of the Ceredigion Art Trail.    Lil’s beautiful, highly detailed, paintings are of wildlife in their habitat, focussing on the relationship between British wild plants and the creatures they support. This … Continue reading Ecology into Art Exhibition – 16th to 31st August 2014 »

Connecting through craft and cake

Some months ago I announced the launch of Craft and Cake: an initiative to raise funds for Denmark Farm. A group of us meet regularly to get creative, making beautiful objects to raffle off later this year. So far our endeavours have focused on knitting and crochet and we have had donations of yarn as well as … Continue reading Connecting through craft and cake »

Flutterbies, butterflies and the bugman

identifying butterflies

Next week we are welcoming back Phil the Bugman for a Big Butterfly day at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. Everyone is welcome to join us on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 from 10am to 4pm. With Phil’s expert guidance you will learn to identify common Butterflies, monitor their numbers and maintain their habitat. This is a free event and part … Continue reading Flutterbies, butterflies and the bugman »

A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers

This week a pair of Spotted Flycatchers had a lucky escape at Denmark Farm. Eagle-eyed campers noticed a nondescript brown bird entering the flue of the wood burner for the yurt.  It seemed possible that they had seen a Spotted Flycatcher using the pipe as a nest site so I popped up to take a … Continue reading A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers »