The burst of September sunshine this week has made a very welcome change, and our ‘butterfly border’ planted in 2010 by Wildlife Where you Live programme participants is now living up to its name. The butterflies’ favourite source of nectar at the moment is a white buddleia, with up to 4 small tortoiseshell butterflies vying for the best spot on just a single … Continue reading Butterfly Bonanza
July sees the start of Butterfly Conservation’s BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT. This nationwide survey, running from 14th July to 5th August aims to help Butterfly Conservation assess the health of our environment. To prepare yourself for this butterfly bonanza, why not flit over to Denmark Farm on 8th July to take part in our own summer … Continue reading Flit over to Denmark Farm for our Big Butterfly Count
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
Pond-dipping near Cilcennin Wildlife Where you Live (WWYL) is a three-year programme co-ordinated by Denmark Farm. The project works with local communities in Ceredigion to help them find out more about the wildlife and habitats around them, and to identify and implement environmental improvements. 8 communities are involved so far: Cilcennin, Cilau Aeron, Pontrhydfendigaid, Llandewi Brefi, Llanafan, Llangeitho, Llanilar and … Continue reading Discover Wildlife Where you Live