On Saturday 19th November, from 2-4pm, the first ever Great Nut Hunt will take place at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, near Lampeter. Signs of dormice have recently been found at Denmark Farm and nest boxes have been erected to help conservationists monitor these rare animals. However, dormice also open hazel nuts in a distinctive way and, … Continue reading Go Nuts For Dormice!
Our seasonal management team of Highland cattle have just arrived. They munch our grasslands in just the right way to encourage a myriad of wildlife – tackling tougher plants so that others can thrive, and leaving uneven tussocks of grass where wildlife can overwinter. They thrive on our unfertilised, organic pastures and help to maintain Denmark Farm’s wonderful habitat mosaic. … Continue reading Munching Managers Are Back!
This is a great time of year to see dragonflies and damselflies, and our ponds and scrapes provide ideal habitats for them. Black darter dragonflies and emerald damselflies have both been spotted at Denmark Farm this week, thanks to the sharp-eyed naturalists from the Teifi bird ringing group. Four spotted chaser at Denmark farm (Ross … Continue reading In search of Dragonflies at Denmark Farm…
Pond-dipping near Cilcennin Wildlife Where you Live (WWYL) is a three-year programme co-ordinated by Denmark Farm. The project works with local communities in Ceredigion to help them find out more about the wildlife and habitats around them, and to identify and implement environmental improvements. 8 communities are involved so far: Cilcennin, Cilau Aeron, Pontrhydfendigaid, Llandewi Brefi, Llanafan, Llangeitho, Llanilar and … Continue reading Discover Wildlife Where you Live