Category Archives: Wildlife

Winter jobs for wildlife (and people!)

Here at Denmark Farm we have been busy finishing-off some winter wildlife jobs, with the help of our enthusiastic volunteers.  Before the end of March approaches, there’s still time to finish a few similar jobs in  your own garden or local patch. Aberystwyth Conservation volunteers have been stacking wood from our recently coppiced hedge – all … Continue reading Winter jobs for wildlife (and people!) »

Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt

It was a glorious sunny day and, once furnished with a pair of Denmark Farm wellies, Jonathon Porritt joined several of our trustees on a walk around the site. He was particularly impressed with the roundhouse and other structures built by volunteers and course participants, and pleased to hear about all our links to communities … Continue reading Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt »

2013 is Bigger and Better for Learning

We think that our 2013 course programme is our best ever! It certainly is our biggest ever with over 35 courses and workshops, developed in response to requests and feedback from all of you. We’ve packed in a feast of exciting new workshops around the theme of ‘Sustainable Food’: For all you budding gardeners out … Continue reading 2013 is Bigger and Better for Learning »

Winter Woodcock Sightings

We’re really excited to have had 3 separate sightings of woodcock at Denmark Farm recently – each in a different part of the reserve, so we may have several birds here. The woodcock is a highly secretive and largely nocturnal wading bird which spends most of the day in dense cover – so we are … Continue reading Winter Woodcock Sightings »

Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2)

…the ‘Great Nut Hunt’. We’ve checked-out their habitat, we’ve made them nest boxes… it’s now time to look for signs of dormice in Coed Dolgoed. So come along and join us on Saturday 8th December at 2 pm at Coed Dolgoed, Pontrhydfendigaid for  a ‘Great Nut Hunt’ with Dr Jenny Macpherson of the Vincent Wildlife … Continue reading Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2) »