This strange-looking object was found amongst the leaf litter by a keen-eyed volunteer during our recent Great Nut Hunt (thanks Sue!). This is the cross-section picture after cutting it in half. It may not look like much in this photo and as of yet it has not been formally identified to an exact species. However we … Continue reading If you go down to the woods today – you never know what you might find!
On Saturday 19th November, from 2-4pm, the first ever Great Nut Hunt will take place at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, near Lampeter. Signs of dormice have recently been found at Denmark Farm and nest boxes have been erected to help conservationists monitor these rare animals. However, dormice also open hazel nuts in a distinctive way and, … Continue reading Go Nuts For Dormice!
Starting last night and over the next month or so we are rolling out an Autumn Celebration and Feedback event in some of our Wildlife Where You Live Communities. This is an opportunity to review progress so far and start to plan the next practical phase of wildlife & related amenity projects. Our first event … Continue reading Seasonal Celebrations for Wildlife Where You Live
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!
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!