The Shared Earth Trust is a small independent charity which was set up in 1987. The aim was to restore 40 acres of what was once an intensively managed farm with little wildlife into a variety of habitats which are now a haven for wildlife. In fact, over the last year or so we have … Continue reading Where the Small Things are
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!
At the end of May, a community cob oven will be constructed by volunteers from the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens who have kindly agreed to support the construction of the oven itself as a training project. However, to protect the oven from the worst of the Welsh weather we need a shelter. So we … Continue reading Support our Community Cob Oven Project
Volunteer for nature: Our autumn and winter Gwaith Dros Natur programme is now available here on our website for you to check out. We have an exciting range of opportunities for you to learn about conservation and how to look after the environment, based on our unique 40 acre reserve at Denmark Farm. Take your pick … Continue reading Volunteer: your time for nature
I have had the pleasure of volunteering at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre now for the past two and a half years. Coming to the area for university, I had no previous involvement as a conservation volunteer but thought that, given the beautiful local surroundings and environmental projects, there was no better time to start. As my regular involvement … Continue reading Tales from a conservation volunteer