Tag Archives: Denmark Farm courses

Where the Small Things are

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 »

The Barn Owl Detectives

barn owl pellet analysis

Last weekend we were swooped upon by an enthusiastic group of mammal detectives, who couldn’t wait to find out what was on the menu in our Owl Pellet Analysis workshop.  Each armed with a forensic tool kit of tray, gloves, tweezers and tooth-brush, they set to work to discover what the barn owls at Denmark … Continue reading The Barn Owl Detectives »

Bathing in Nature

Ever heard of Shinrin Yoku or Forest Bathing? What is it and why are more and more people around the world starting to practice it? The term Shinrin Yoku is a Japanese practice which translates in English to ‘Forest Bathing’. There is no single practice that is officially Shinrin Yoku but it is more of … Continue reading Bathing in Nature »

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 »

All things are connected: our new community craft project

Are you feeling crafty? If you are, our new project All things are connected just might appeal to you. Over the next few months we’re aiming to get creative and produce several community “works of craft” to raffle off in the autumn and raise funds to support our conservation work here at Denmark Farm. We … Continue reading All things are connected: our new community craft project »