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
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
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.
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
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’