Tag Archives: conservation courses

Growing Success at Denmark Farm

Now that Spring has  finally arrived, we have an exciting season of plant themed workshops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. So if you are a budding plantaphile and want to get your hands dirty you still have time to join us. But do book soon as places are limited and filling up fast. Field Survey … Continue reading Growing Success at Denmark Farm »

The Great Newt Hunt has begun!

The Great Easter Newt Hunt is back for 2013, and continues throughout April! The Newt Hunt website contains all the information you need to carry out this simple survey, and explains how to identify the newts you find in your garden pond. Your sightings can then be submitted via the website. The organisers are especially keen for you to submit your sightings of … Continue reading The Great Newt Hunt has begun! »

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 »

Treat yourself to a woodland work-out

It’s tempting to stay indoors at the moment, but if you wrap up warm you might just find that a day outdoors learning traditional woodland skills is a satisfying way to spend a few hours (and much nicer than a trip to the gym!). We have a number of woodland and hedge-laying workshops coming up … Continue reading Treat yourself to a woodland work-out »