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  • The Naze Centre opens

    Tuesday 24th May, 2016

    The Naze Centre, our new visitor centre at Walton’s historic Naze, is open!

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  • 30 Days Wild

    Monday 16th May, 2016

    Go Wild this June! The UK’s leading nature challenge, led by The Wildlife Trusts, is back for 2016. Can you to do something wild every day for a month? Feel happier, healthier and more connected to nature by doing something wild throughout June. No matter where you live – from urban Essex to our marshes, woodlands and farms – wildlife and wild places are all around, waiting to be discovered.

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  • Sir David Attenborough at 90

    Sunday 8th May, 2016

    Sir David Attenborough turns 90 today (Sunday) and all at Essex Wildlife Trust would like to wish him a very happy birthday.

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  • Dormouse - Sleeping Beauties

    Monday 25th April, 2016

    Two male dormice, freshly emerged from hibernation, were found at one of our NE Essex reserves as part of a study by the Essex and Suffolk Dormouse Project.

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  • Saline solution at Blue House Farm

    Thursday 21st April, 2016

    Blue House Farm Crassula in foreground

    A bold project to remove non-native invasive New Zealand Pygmyweed (Crassula helmsii) from our Blue House Farm nature reserve, on the north bank of the Crouch Estuary, has progressed well.

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  • Launching the Peter Rabbit™ Woodland Trail

    Monday 11th April, 2016

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  • TTNP: Closed on Wed 30 March

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    Our Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and visitor centre are closed today (Wednesday 30 March), due to illness.

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  • Living Landscapes and Living Seas Awards

    Thursday 24th March, 2016

    Are you an individual, organisation, business or group who has completed a project that is: “Good for Wildlife, Good for People, Good for Economy” Would you like to raise awareness of your project and receive the recognition that your project deserves?

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  • Buckthorn for Brimstone

    Wednesday 16th March, 2016

    Essex Wildlife Trust, Tendring District Council and Butterfly Conservation have been working together to deliver the ‘Buckthorn for Brimstone’ campaign.

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  • Lower Thames Crossing

    Tuesday 15th March, 2016

    Highways England is currently consulting on proposals for a new crossing over the River Thames. They argue that a new crossing is needed to reduce congestion at the existing Dartford crossing and unlock economic growth, supporting the development of new homes and jobs in the region.

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