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  • Adopt a Species

    Monday 12th October, 2015

    Please will you support Essex Wildlife Trust’s appeal by adopting one of your county’s special species. Save today’s wildlife for tomorrow and give a unique present – a truly special gift for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries and any important celebration.

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  • Grand Opening of the new Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

    Monday 28th September, 2015

    The Grand Opening of the new Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre at Hornchurch Country will take place on Saturday 3rd October 2015 at Squadrons Approach, off Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6TS.

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  • Win an original Joel Kirk dormice painting

    Thursday 24th September, 2015

    One of the country’s leading wildlife artists, Joel Kirk, returns to exhibit his work at Belfairs Woodland Centre over the weekend of 17th-18th October – and people have the chance to win one of his highly-prized original paintings.

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  • Breeding boost

    Monday 14th September, 2015

    Exciting news this summer was the first breeding record for a long time of Lesser Spotted Woodpecker on one of Essex Wildlife Trust’s Danbury reserves (between Chelmsford and Maldon). The only chick fledged successfully.

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  • Trail Race Results

    Sunday 16th August, 2015

    Results for the trail race held on Sunday 16th August 2015

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  • Biffa Award boost for Ingrebourne project

    Monday 10th August, 2015

    Essex Wildlife Trust is pleased to announce additional funding from Biffa Award towards our Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre.

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  • Trustees' Report and Financial Statements for 2014

    Friday 17th July, 2015


    The following documents will be considered for approval by Members attending the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 3rd October 2015: the Report of the Trustees and Consolidated Financial Statements for year ended 31st December 2014.

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  • 2015 Annual General Meeting and Members’ Day - 3rd October 2015

    Friday 17th July, 2015

    Join us on Saturday 3 October 2015 at our 54th Annual General Meeting and Members’ Day and the Grand Opening of Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre. All Members are warmly invited to join us to enjoy our special annual day together.

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  • ‘Ratty’ breeding again in Colchester

    Monday 6th July, 2015

    Major success for Essex Water Vole Recovery Project, after voles found breeding in Colchester town centre, for the first time in nearly 20 years.

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  • Thorndon Art Exhibition & Sale

    Tuesday 30th June, 2015

    Essex Wildlife Trust’s annual exhibition set to open at Thorndon Countryside Centre, near Brentwood.

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