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You really can make a difference to the wildlife in Essex! Our work to protect our local wildlife has never been more important.

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  • The BIG Wild Weekend in Essex

    Monday 11th June, 2018

    Over 2,100 people in Essex prepare to have an extra wild weekend celebrating 30 Days Wild!

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  • One of the Mayor of Colchester's chosen charities

    Monday 4th June, 2018

    Essex Wildlife Trust is one of Cllr Peter Chillingworth, Mayor of Colchester's chosen charities. Join one of his events on Saturday 9 June.

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  • Ingrebourne Valley receives global BREEAM award for sustainability

    Thursday 10th May, 2018

    Ingrebourne Valley visitor centre has been awarded 'Excellent' in this hard-to-achieve global BREEAM certification, for it's sustainability.

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  • Urgent: Help protect Local Wildlife Sites

    Tuesday 1st May, 2018

    Essex Wildlife Trust urges people to call for protection for Local Wildlife Sites.

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  • Badger Watching Evenings

    Monday 30th April, 2018

    Book now for our 2018 Badger watching evenings

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  • Enjoy the displays of Bluebells

    Friday 27th April, 2018

    Our woodlands have erupted in colour, and now is the best time to get outside and savour Essex’s wonderful carpets of bluebells.

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  • Our live Barn Owl webcam is back

    Wednesday 25th April, 2018

    Our live Barn Owl webcam, from a nest box on our Blue House Farm nature reserve, is back, for the seventh year in a row.

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  • New hedgerows boost Danbury's rich wildlife

    Wednesday 18th April, 2018

    A collaborative project run by Essex Wildlife Trust has planted over a kilometre of hedgerows throughout the Danbury Ridge Living Landscape area, for the benefit of wildlife.

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  • Nightingales serenading Essex

    Friday 13th April, 2018

    The first Nightingale returned to Fingringhoe Wick last week and now their song is ringing out around the reserve.

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  • Welcome to our Swallow nest live webcam!

    Wednesday 11th April, 2018

    The nest is at our Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve, on the Colne Estuary, south-east of Colchester, among the wooden beams of the garage next door to our visitor centre.

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