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  • Restoring saltmarshes in the Blackwater Estuary

    Wednesday 12th December, 2018

    Saltmarsh Restoration Project Essex

    Essex Wildlife Trust have partnered with the Environment Agency to restore valuable saltmarsh and coastal defences in the Blackwater Estuary at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Abbotts Hall Farm nature reserve.

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  • Young voices for the environment in Westminster

    Monday 10th December, 2018

    Over 60 MPs from around the country met with young people from across The Wildlife Trusts at a Parliamentary Reception at Portcullis House.

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  • A wild week at Gunners Park!

    Friday 7th December, 2018

    Black Throated Diver at Gunners Park and Shoebury Ranges nature reserve

    This time of year sees large numbers of birds flock to the UK to spend the winter, however last week we welcomed some particularly exciting visitors...

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  • Best places for wildlife in Leigh-on-Sea

    Tuesday 4th December, 2018

    Two Tree Island in Leigh-on-Sea by Dave Gordon

    Leigh-on-Sea in Essex has been crowned the happiest place to live in the UK for the second time in three years! We take a look at the best places to see wildlife in this beautiful coastal town.

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  • Santa visits Essex Wildlife Trust

    Friday 30th November, 2018

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  • Free guided walks for National Lottery players!

    Thursday 29th November, 2018

    Essex Wildlife Trust The Naze

    We are offering free guided walks to National Lottery players to say a huge thank you for their support!

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  • Trees planted in commemoration of First World War centenary

    Wednesday 28th November, 2018

    General the Lord Dannatt planting trees at Chavasse VC House

    We were delighted to have been invited to join staff, volunteers and beneficiaries at Chavasse VC House, the Help for Heroes Recovery Centre in Colchester as they welcomed their President, General the Lord Dannatt, to plant three trees in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War and to honour our veterans past and present.

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  • Response to the Bovine TB Strategy Review

    Tuesday 13th November, 2018

    Essex Wildlife Trust is hugely disappointment at limitations of the Bovine TB Strategy Review led by Sir Charles Godfray

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  • Take a walk in the woods

    Friday 9th November, 2018

    Get out and enjoy the Autumn colours on one of our nature reserves

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  • How to check your bonfire for wildlife

    Friday 2nd November, 2018

    How to check your bonfire for hedgehogs

    We give our top tips on how to avoid harming wildlife this bonfire night.

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