Return of the Eagle-owl

In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not until 100 years later the giant owls carefully returned. A single pair...

The great egrets have gone north and are now a new...

The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret (Ardea alba), also known as the great white heron, is a large,...

Denmark has become a bit wilder

Danish nature has become wilder and more exciting in recent years. Large nature restoration projects have succeeded with support from private foundations. New species invade...
Slow worm

Slow worm – the legless lizard

Slow worm (Anguis fragilis) The slow worm is widely distributed in Denmark. Being a legless lizard, the slow worm is often mistaken for a little snake....

What’s up with Danish forest kindergartens?

A Danish kindergarten system including natural environments and opportunities for young children to develop and learn outdoors.
Set up a tent in Denmark

Sleep on the forest floor – for free

Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned by the Danish Government. You can find the state forests in most...

The wolf is back in Denmark – two centuries after extermination.

Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been no sightings of wolves in the country the past two centuries until...