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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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  • John Hall awarded MBE

    Monday 15th June, 2015

    John Hall, CEO of Essex Wildlife Trust, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015, for services to wildlife and conservation.

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  • Attenborough Officially Opens Abberton Scheme

    Friday 5th June, 2015

    David Attenborough

    Sir David Attenborough has officially marked the completion of the £150 million Abberton Scheme by unveiling a special engraved stone.

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  • The Abberton Scheme Grand Opening with Sir David Attenborough

    Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

    We are delighted that Sir David Attenborough will officially open the Abberton Scheme on Wednesday 3 June 2015. Essex & Suffolk Water has invested £150million to complete The Abberton Scheme, which has secured supplies of water to one and a half million people in Essex for many years into the future.

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  • Support the Trust - book a holiday

    Monday 1st June, 2015

    Would you like to raise money for the Trust while birdwatching from your houseboat in the Danube Delta or enjoying a ‘trip of a lifetime’ in the Galapagos Islands?

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  • Take part in our hedgehog survey

    Tuesday 5th May, 2015

    The hedgehog, scientific name Erinaceus europaeus, is an instantly recognisable mammal, but there is growing concern that hedgehog populations are declining nationally. Hedgehog populations have declined from 30 million in the 1950's to just 1.5 million in 1995, and they are now listed as a species of conservation concern.

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