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!
The capacity of natural processes to renew and clean water is amazing. Soil filters water on its way to wells and springs. Plants and microorganisms act as a biological purifier. At Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, we are harnessing these natural attributes to create a Wetland Ecosystem Treatment (WET) System, in anticipation of increased sewerage loads … Continue reading Things can only get wetter!
This August, Denmark Farm is attending several of the local Ceredigion shows with our ‘Wildlife Where you Live’ stand: There are wildlife-related activities and displays for all the family, including our hand-made model of a wildlife-garden, bird-boxes, and wildlife friendly plants. There are also photos on display from recent WWYL events, and information about the wildlife … Continue reading Come and say hello to us at your local show!
On Sunday 12th June we will be holding our annual Open Day & Green Fair. If it is wildlife that interests you then there will be pond dipping with freshwater expert Dolly, as well as 40 acres of trails through meadows and woodland yours to explore. Grace will be carving a pond life ‘mural’ beside … Continue reading Dip into Nature on Sunday 12th June