You may have heard these expressions – ‘Blind as a bat’, ‘Bats in your hair’, ‘Bats in the belfry’! Well actually they can see, and they don’t fly in your hair as they use echolocation to find their way around in the dark to find their food and to avoid bumping into things. Also, they … Continue reading Bats are Brilliant!
If you are crying out for a long weekend away, a mid week break or a full week or two eco-holiday in secluded and unspoilt West Wales just check out our new Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. We offer 3 self-catering apartments, sleeping a total of 12-16 people (plus cots), in a beautifully … Continue reading Eco Lodge Now Taking Holiday Bookings
Try iSpot! iSpot is a website aimed at helping anyone identify anything in nature. Once you have registered, you can add a photo to the website, and see if anyone else can identify it for you. The website is run by the Open University (OU) and they are asking people to put up at least one … Continue reading Need help with nature identification?
Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, near Lampeter, is calling for four more Ceredigion communities to put their names forward if they want to work together to improve the local environment, for wildlife and for their enjoyment. ‘Wildlife Where You Live’ (WWYL), which is managed by Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, helps people to identify and implement environmental … Continue reading Helping People to Help Wildlife
Last week, the Llanafan ‘Wildlife Where You Live’ group held a Bat and Moth evening in their village. Armed with torches and bat detectors (fully equipped with bat-teries of course!), members of the North Ceredigion bat group took ten enthusiastic attendees on a walk around the village. We saw -and heard- a large number of pipistrelle bats feeding along the road … Continue reading Ten go ‘batty’ in Llanafan