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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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  • Support the Trust and take a holiday!

    Tuesday 8th March, 2016

    Would you like to raise money for the Trust whilst enjoying the spring flowers of Cyprus or Crete, birdwatching from your houseboat in the Romanian Danube Delta or enjoying a ‘trip of a lifetime’ in the Galapagos Islands?

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  • Corporate Membership Scheme

    Friday 4th March, 2016

    Book an introductory session on Wednesday 9 March at Belfairs Woodland Centre

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  • Tiptree Community Wildlife Garden

    Friday 26th February, 2016

    Vote in store at Tesco, Tiptree, to help fund our Community Wildlife Garden

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  • Development threat to Flitch Way

    Tuesday 23rd February, 2016

    Concern is mounting over the potential impact of a huge new housing development on a popular local wildlife site. The Flitch Way is a disused railway line west of Braintree which has developed into a valuable wildlife habitat with a rich biodiversity. This includes barn owls, slow worms, badgers, skylarks and several bat species.

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  • Top UK wildlife-watching experiences

    Saturday 13th February, 2016

    Vote for yours using The Wildlife Trusts’ new online guide!

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  • Tollesbury Wick

    Monday 8th February, 2016

    Hopes are high that a major project to ‘re-wet’ areas of Tollesbury Wick nature reserve, on the north bank of the Blackwater Estuary, will bring spectacular results for breeding waders in the spring.

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  • ‘Buckthorn for Brimstone’ in Tendring

    Monday 1st February, 2016

    Free plants for gardeners - and help for the beautiful Brimstone. Essex Wildlife Trust, Tendring District Council and Butterfly Conservation have joined forces to encourage the vital movement of wildlife across the Tendring District – and they need people to help!

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  • Open Weekends at Warley Place

    Monday 25th January, 2016

    Warley Place Nature Reserve

    Warley Place nature reserve is spectacular in spring, when an abundance of snowdrops, followed by daffodils and crocuses can be seen. The reserve will be open to the public every weekend between Saturday 27 February to Sunday 10 April, including Good Friday and Easter Monday.

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  • Barn Owl Project

    Thursday 7th January, 2016

    The Essex Barn Owl Conservation Project saw another exciting year in 2015. The project now has more than 150 nesting boxes monitored across Essex, from the Ingrebourne Valley in the south, to Saffron Walden and Harwich in the north.

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  • Naze update

    Monday 4th January, 2016

    The Naze Centre build, with The Naze Tower clad in scaffolding to the right, in

    Essex Wildlife Trust’s project to build a state-of-the-art visitor and education centre at Walton’s historic Naze is progressing well.

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