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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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  • Badger Watching Evenings

    Monday 30th April, 2018

    This years events have now sold out.

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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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  • Coastal Warden scheme celebrates first anniversary

    Tuesday 3rd April, 2018

    This year there will be more than 40 dedicated volunteer Coastal Wardens working to safeguard our coast.

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  • Egg-stra Special Easter Events

    Tuesday 27th March, 2018

    Rabbit in flowers

    It's been a long winter, but spring is finally here! Join Essex Wildlife Trust this Easter weekend for some egg-celent Easter events for all the family. Many of our visitor centres across the county are hosting events, so find out which ones are near you!

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  • ‘Beast from the East’ causes marine life die-off

    Tuesday 13th March, 2018

    Neil Aldridge

    A dramatic drop in sea temperature caused a mass die-off in marine life around the country, including on the Essex coast.

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  • New report points to 30% decline in water vole distribution

    Monday 26th February, 2018

    National treasure ‘Ratty’ needs urgent help to survive. Essex Wildlife Trust’s water vole recovery projects are, however, helping to bring encouraging news locally.

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