Tag Archives: woodland activities

The Winter we TWIGged on!

TWIG Woodland Grant

Late last year we received welcome news that we were successful with our application to the Welsh Government Woodland Investment Grant (TWIG). Since then we have had a very busy winter developing the site and making some essential improvements. We were awarded a grant of over £30,000 for our TWIG ‘Woodland Access and Inclusion’ project. … Continue reading The Winter we TWIGged on! »

Hello from a new team member

Hello I’m Ryan. I have recently joined Denmark Farm staff team as the new Nature Reserve & Site Volunteer Manager. I am very excited to be working at such a beautiful site, which has been such an amazing success story for nature and conservation. I’ve been visiting Denmark Farm for over 10 years, either attending … Continue reading Hello from a new team member »

Does your child want to be a Young Ranger?

The Young Rangers after-school club are looking for new recruits. Since last summer James and Lea from Woodland Classroom have been inspiring children to get into the woods at Denmark Farm and take part in a host of activities, games and learning in nature. The club has been a runaway success, and there’s good news … Continue reading Does your child want to be a Young Ranger? »

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’ »

Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2)

…the ‘Great Nut Hunt’. We’ve checked-out their habitat, we’ve made them nest boxes… it’s now time to look for signs of dormice in Coed Dolgoed. So come along and join us on Saturday 8th December at 2 pm at Coed Dolgoed, Pontrhydfendigaid for  a ‘Great Nut Hunt’ with Dr Jenny Macpherson of the Vincent Wildlife … Continue reading Go Nuts for Dormice in Bont (Part 2) »