Tag Archives: conservation

Phase 1 Habitat Survey: A Valuable Skill

Anyone with land to manage would be well advised to start off with a basic survey of the habitats present. This can provide the foundations for management planning, monitoring schemes and more detailed survey work. In the UK we have a standard methodology for such surveys, known as Phase 1 Habitat Survey and here at Denmark Farm … Continue reading Phase 1 Habitat Survey: A Valuable Skill »

Unique Eco Christmas Presents from Denmark Farm

We are regularly asked if we do vouchers for our courses and workshops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre. So we thought we had better satisfy demand and help provide you with unique Christmas presents for someone special in your life. If you are struggling to decide what to buy a loved one and prefer not … Continue reading Unique Eco Christmas Presents from Denmark Farm »

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!) »

Butterfly Bonanza

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 »