Guest Blog Post by Josie Bridges of The Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT). I am incredibly pleased that Denmark Farm have agreed to adopt one of our Pine martens, and as one of their closest they have decided upon K(16)2. In the coming months they will be running a competition to give him or her a … Continue reading Meet K(16)2, Denmark Farm’s newest recruit…
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
Aren’t volunteers brilliant? We certainly think so! Volunteers are what makes Denmark Farm what it is, and we couldn’t do it without them. Our volunteers contribute a wide range of skills and knowledge. Our Trustees look after everything from finance to conservation management, then there are other volunteers involved in everything from IT support, to looking … Continue reading Vote for our Volunteers!
…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
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!