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!
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
This week a pair of Spotted Flycatchers had a lucky escape at Denmark Farm. Eagle-eyed campers noticed a nondescript brown bird entering the flue of the wood burner for the yurt. It seemed possible that they had seen a Spotted Flycatcher using the pipe as a nest site so I popped up to take a … Continue reading A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers