Tag Archives: nature

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 »

Reasons to be Cheerful and Celebrate ~ 30 Years of Nature

30th Anniversary mosaic

The Shared Earth Trust at Denmark Farm is thirty this year! On Sunday 24th September 2017, between 1pm and 4pm we will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration. This event is not our traditional Open Day but a wonderful opportunity to bring together some of the key players in the development of The Shared Earth … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful and Celebrate ~ 30 Years of Nature »

Volunteering at Denmark Farm is Like a Box of Chocolates

Yurt Raising at Denmark Farm Eco Cmpsite

To get involved with volunteering at Denmark Farm why not join us for our project ‘Gwaith Dros Natur – your time for nature’? We have several activity days coming up over the next month including a Moth evening, Bird walk, Habitat and trail maintenance, Mosaic making and lots more. All events are free and any level of involvement is hugely appreciated.

A niche for nature – Spotted flycatchers

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 »

Helping to ‘Rewild the Child’

A recent article written by By George Monbiot, and published in the Guardian states that  “A week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom.” It continues “What is the best way to knacker a child’s education? Force him or her to spend too long in the classroom. …An overview of research into … Continue reading Helping to ‘Rewild the Child’ »