Tag Archives: conservation courses

Craving for Carving & Longing for Learning

Grasses, sedges and rushes

Our 2014 programme of courses and workshops is chock a block with exciting new introductions as well as some of our forever popular subjects. We will continue to be adding to this programme, particularly from May onwards, so watch this space.     Don’t forget that you can now buy course vouchers in £15, £25 and … Continue reading Craving for Carving & Longing for Learning »

Season’s Tweetings!

A recent highlight at Denmark Farm was the sighting of a kingfisher from the lakeside hide. At this time of year, juveniles are looking for territories of their own and can often turn up in gardens and local ponds in the hope of a quick snack. The lakeside hide provides an excellent viewing point, with the entrance to the hide concealed … Continue reading Season’s Tweetings! »

Mushroom Magic

This week’s blog post has been written by Daniel Butler who was teaching on the Aberystwyth University (SELL) Ecology of Fungi course run here at Denmark Farm last weekend. Although the leaves are still on the trees (Good God, it’s late November!), apparently snow is its way and most mushrooms are starting to look distinctly … Continue reading Mushroom Magic »

Autumn…Season of mists and… learning new skills (apparently!)

    Early September can be a magical time of the year with cool bright mornings, butterflies and bees busy making the most of the nectar, dew covered blooms, blackberries ripening in the sunshine and mists of course! It seems that the end of the summer also marks a clear change in our consciousness to start learning … Continue reading Autumn…Season of mists and… learning new skills (apparently!) »

The latest buzz about summer wildlife…

Summer is most definitely here, and if you prefer to be out and about in the countryside rather than sipping chilled Pimms in a deck chair, there  are a number of wildlife surveys you can take part in (some can even be done while sitting in a deck chair!) . Starting on 20th July until … Continue reading The latest buzz about summer wildlife… »