You may be asking ‘what is a BioBlitz?’ Well, it’s a day of recording all of the various species of wildlife found. This is what we have recently done at Denmark Farm on Sunday 28th July 2019. What a fantastic day we all had! We worked closely with West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre (WWBIC) who … Continue reading Buzzing about BioBlitz
We’re delighted to announce that we have been awarded £49,981.37 from The Landfill Disposals Tax Grants to help wildlife and improve biodiversity at Denmark Farm. This, Landfill Disposals Tax Grants, will support our new two year project Cadw Natur Mewn Cof ~ Nature in Mind, starting during the Summer 2019. The grant will provide us with … Continue reading Landfill Disposals Tax Grants Success for Wildlife
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
A MIXED PICTURE FOR THE BREEDING BIRDS OF DENMARK FARM Guest blogpost written by Ian Morris This year a total of 36 species of bird were detected during a series of surveys. This compares with 39 in 2016 and 45 in 2012. The overall total number of breeding pairs has also declined very slightly over … Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the not so Ugly!
A special guest blog post by Richard Bambrey What’s That Box? It’s not a funny new kind of bird box! It is in fact a bait box for honeybees that has been put up at Denmark Farm. Why? For many years it has been assumed that the British black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera or AMM) … Continue reading A little black bee experiment