Category Archives: Biodiversity and wildlife

Reasons to be Cheerful and Celebrate ~ 30 Years of Nature

30th Anniversary mosaic

The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm is thirty this year! On Sunday 24th September 2017, between 1pm and 4pm we will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration. This event is not our traditional Open Day but a wonderful opportunity to bring together some of the key players in the development of The Shared Earth … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful and Celebrate ~ 30 Years of Nature »

The Tale of Timothy Grassbug

Timothy Grassbug

…and other stories of wildlife recording. During the first 10 years at Denmark Farm, an intensive programme of wildlife surveys was carried out to monitor the restoration of the site from intensively managed grassland to a mosaic of wildlife-rich habitats. The vast amounts of records in filing cabinets and boxes bear testimony to the huge … Continue reading The Tale of Timothy Grassbug »

Marvellous Meadows Day

Join us for a special day to celebrate our 30th anniversary on our Marvellous Meadows day on Saturday 1st July from 1-4pm, as part of National Meadows Day! Come to enjoy and discover everything to do with meadows, with fun for all the family, at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre near Lampeter. Throughout the afternoon, there will … Continue reading Marvellous Meadows Day »

Money Growing on Trees!

This year The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm is taking part in Grow Your Tenner, an annual match funding campaign run by Localgiving. This is an amazing opportunity for us to raise valuable funds to help maintain our unique 40 acre nature reserve. During this campaign Localgiving will match all online donations up to £10, and … Continue reading Money Growing on Trees! »

“A Dizzying Mosaic of Colour”

meadows yurt

This week summer has returned to Denmark Farm, along with all the butterflies and the campers.  During a peaceful lunchtime stroll around the meadows I was reminded of the wonderful passage in Miriam Darlington’s ‘Otter Country – In search of the wild otter’ about her stay on the Eco campsite at Denmark Farm:  “we set out … Continue reading “A Dizzying Mosaic of Colour” »