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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!) »

Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt

It was a glorious sunny day and, once furnished with a pair of Denmark Farm wellies, Jonathon Porritt joined several of our trustees on a walk around the site. He was particularly impressed with the roundhouse and other structures built by volunteers and course participants, and pleased to hear about all our links to communities … Continue reading Lunch with our patron – Jonathon Porritt »

Biomass is best for Denmark Farm

We’ve spent the last few weeks eagerly awaiting a ‘green’ roof for our new self-catering eco holiday accommodation. Unfortunately the weather has got the upper hand once again, temporarily delaying this important phase of the build. However, another exciting and major landmark has been reached this week with the commissioning our new biomass boiler heating system. … Continue reading Biomass is best for Denmark Farm »

‘Exemplifying Environmental Sustainability’

This week we were pleased to hear that Denmark Farm Conservation Centre has been awarded a beautiful glass engraved acorn by Environment Wales. As part of their 20th Anniversary celebrations Environment Wales have selected 20 diverse Environment Wales projects to showcase their project to past and present members of Environment Wales, fellow registered projects, key stakeholders and decision … Continue reading ‘Exemplifying Environmental Sustainability’ »

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 »