It is said that the best way to learn something is to actually do it. This is certainly true of conservation and land management. So when Neil and Barbara Taylor started out on their journey to create Denmark Farm Conservation Centre some 30 years ago, they were putting this into practice on a grand scale! … Continue reading Green Shopping at the Little Green Shop
Aren’t volunteers brilliant? We certainly think so! Volunteers are what makes Denmark Farm what it is, and we couldn’t do it without them. Our volunteers contribute a wide range of skills and knowledge. Our Trustees look after everything from finance to conservation management, then there are other volunteers involved in everything from IT support, to looking … Continue reading Vote for our Volunteers!
You may remember our most read blog post from last year ‘A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue‘. ‘Spike Bach’ (a juvenile hedgehog) was found wandering around at Denmark Farm last autumn, very underweight and disorientated. After a brief period of being looked after by Denmark Farm staff she was taken to the Carmarthenshire Bat and Hedgehog Hospital. Thankfully, with … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – The Sequel
Christmas came early for Denmark Farm last year, in the form of a grant for £17,627 awarded by the Volunteering in Wales Fund towards our new project ‘Holistic Habitats’. As well as supporting volunteers to look after our 40 acre nature reserve, the funding will also enable us to develop a kitchen garden – something … Continue reading New Funding for Denmark Farm volunteers!
Here in west Wales we are blessed with beautiful countryside – woodlands and streams, hills and valleys, meadows and lakes. And not a single one of them is entirely natural. Our whole landscape has been influenced by people. We have farmed it, harvested wood from it, built on it, planted things on it and generally … Continue reading Not as natural as you might think