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”
You may remember our most read blog post from last year ‘A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue‘. ‘Spike Bach’ (a juvenile hedgehog) was found wandering around at Denmark Farm last autumn, very underweight and disorientated. After a brief period of being looked after by Denmark Farm staff she was taken to the Carmarthenshire Bat and Hedgehog Hospital. Thankfully, with … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – The Sequel
Christmas came early for Denmark Farm last year, in the form of a grant for £17,627 awarded by the Volunteering in Wales Fund towards our new project ‘Holistic Habitats’. As well as supporting volunteers to look after our 40 acre nature reserve, the funding will also enable us to develop a kitchen garden – something … Continue reading New Funding for Denmark Farm volunteers!
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