For the past week we have had the pleasure of a special guest, to keep us company in the Denmark Farm office. A hedgehog rescue is not an everyday occurrence, but we were delighted to be able to help one prickly little creature. ‘Spike Bach’, as she has been fondly named, was first spotted wandering around our car park … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue
Here at Denmark Farm we regularly host a number of ecology and conservation courses, led by tutors from the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at Aberystwyth University. Our 40 acre nature reserve provides an ideal study site, and the wildlife records from these courses are a valuable addition to our species monitoring programme. However, … Continue reading Britain’s Smallest Mouse Found at Denmark Farm
Well, we have reached the end of the road for our earth oven campaign, but it’s probably more accurate to see this as a new beginning – the start of many fun sessions of community cob cooking. The timber frame shelter was completed by Ty Pren, using larch wood from Lampeter woodlands, the plinth was … Continue reading Last Word on Cob
The Young Rangers after-school club are looking for new recruits. Since last summer James and Lea from Woodland Classroom have been inspiring children to get into the woods at Denmark Farm and take part in a host of activities, games and learning in nature. The club has been a runaway success, and there’s good news … Continue reading Does your child want to be a Young Ranger?
On a brief walk round the farm this morning 8 male Pied Flycatchers were located. This is a very high number for such a small site but actually rather low compared with a detailed survey in 2012 which found 16 territories. The reason for the apparent decline is hopefully due to the timing of the … Continue reading Denmark Farm pulls in the Birds!