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  • Wanted: River Wardens

    Monday 30th November, 2015

    Essex Wildlife Trust is looking for new volunteer river wardens, particularly in the south of the county.

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  • Christmas Cards & 2016 Calendar

    Friday 27th November, 2015

    This Christmas give a special gift to your family and friends with a Wildlife Trusts 2016 Calendar and Essex Wildlife Scenes Christmas cards kindly donated by local artist Richard Allen. 100% of the proceeds from these sales will support the work of Essex Wildlife Trust to protect wildlife across the county.

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  • Christmas Gift Ideas

    Wednesday 18th November, 2015

    Are you looking for some original Christmas gift ideas? All our Essex Wildlife Trust visitor centres now have a wide range of great new gift ideas for all the family.

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  • Every Child Wild

    Friday 13th November, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts have launched a new campaign – Every Child Wild – in a bid to ensure that all children have the opportunity to enjoy nature.

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  • Help our hedgehogs! Celebrities urge gardeners to save the nation’s hedgehogs

    Thursday 22nd October, 2015

    Wild About Gardens

    Wild About Gardens Week: Monday 26 October to Sunday 1 November 2015. Twiggy, Ben Fogle, Bill Oddie and Chris Beardshaw are backing Wild About Gardens Week this autumn and urging gardeners to save hedgehogs.

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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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