A guest blog by Lampeter Seed Library… Lampeter Seed Library are pleased to be building on the success of our joint venture of a seed-saving workshop at Denmark Farm in September last year. We had prepared for it by planting up some dedicated beds with plants left to go to seed, some of which we … Continue reading Seed Library Success
Are you interested in learning more about wildlife in stunning locations or thinking of a change of career enhancing your own professional development in Field and Conservation Ecology? Did you know that Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is one of a handful of interesting venues, in … Continue reading A Career in Conservation
The Shared Earth Trust is a small independent charity which was set up in 1987. The aim was to restore 40 acres of what was once an intensively managed farm with little wildlife into a variety of habitats which are now a haven for wildlife. In fact, over the last year or so we have … Continue reading Where the Small Things are
A MIXED PICTURE FOR THE BREEDING BIRDS OF DENMARK FARM Guest blogpost written by Ian Morris This year a total of 36 species of bird were detected during a series of surveys. This compares with 39 in 2016 and 45 in 2012. The overall total number of breeding pairs has also declined very slightly over … Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the not so Ugly!
A special guest blog post by Richard Bambrey What’s That Box? It’s not a funny new kind of bird box! It is in fact a bait box for honeybees that has been put up at Denmark Farm. Why? For many years it has been assumed that the British black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera or AMM) … Continue reading A little black bee experiment