Tag Archives: Denmark Farm Conservation Centre

The Tale of Timothy Grassbug

Timothy Grassbug

…and other stories of wildlife recording. During the first 10 years at Denmark Farm, an intensive programme of wildlife surveys was carried out to monitor the restoration of the site from intensively managed grassland to a mosaic of wildlife-rich habitats. The vast amounts of records in filing cabinets and boxes bear testimony to the huge … Continue reading The Tale of Timothy Grassbug »

Money Growing on Trees!

This year The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm is taking part in Grow Your Tenner, an annual match funding campaign run by Localgiving. This is an amazing opportunity for us to raise valuable funds to help maintain our unique 40 acre nature reserve. During this campaign Localgiving will match all online donations up to £10, and … Continue reading Money Growing on Trees! »

Focus on Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

What do you think of when someone say’s the magic words ‘wildlife photography’? This was just one of the questions asked and discussed when teaching wildlife photography at Denmark Farm. It is one of those deceptive questions that at first glance has an easy answer but which quickly leads to hard realities. On asking this … Continue reading Focus on Wildlife Photography »

A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue

For the past week we have had the pleasure of a special guest, to keep us company in the Denmark Farm office. A hedgehog rescue is not an everyday occurrence, but we were delighted to be able to help one prickly little creature. ‘Spike Bach’, as she has been fondly named, was first spotted wandering around our car park … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue »

Does your child want to be a Young Ranger?

The Young Rangers after-school club are looking for new recruits. Since last summer James and Lea from Woodland Classroom have been inspiring children to get into the woods at Denmark Farm and take part in a host of activities, games and learning in nature. The club has been a runaway success, and there’s good news … Continue reading Does your child want to be a Young Ranger? »