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  • Progress apace at the Naze

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    We have great news: everything is now in place for work to start on Essex Wildlife Trust’s new Education & Visitor Centre at Walton-on-the-Naze.

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  • Belfairs and Daws Heath Living Landscape App

    Tuesday 12th August, 2014

    Fancy a day out enjoying the peace of the south-east Essex countryside? Discover the wildlife, the scenery and the history of the Belfairs and Daws Heath Living Landscape.

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  • Marine Month 2014

    Monday 11th August, 2014

    Each year The Wildlife Trusts champion the UK's amazing sea animals and plants during National Marine Week. We are extending our celebrations throughout August and will be holding some great events at all of our visitor centres, for all ages and abilities. Come along and join Essex Wildlife Trust at a marine themed event near you.

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  • Fingringhoe Wick Land Purchase Appeal: target surpassed

    Friday 1st August, 2014

    Summer 2014: we are delighted to announce that we have reached and surpassed our target to purchase the land for the wetland creation at Fingringhoe Wick. Thank you so much for all the fantastic generosity and support that has helped us achieve our goal in such quick time.

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  • Living Landscapes Award Winners 2014

    Wednesday 23rd July, 2014

    Living Landscapes Award Winners 2014

    Congratulations to this year's Living Landscapes award winners

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  • Keeping it local

    Monday 21st July, 2014

    Local Groups have been at the heart of Essex Wildlife Trust for 40 years. Trust Chairman Mike Sandison, a stalwart of the Maldon Local Group, explains their vital role and plans for the future. Life begins and all that…

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  • The Essex Barn Owl Conservation Project

    Thursday 17th July, 2014

    The Essex Barn Owl Conservation Project was established by Essex Wildlife Trust in 2013 with the aim of reversing the dramatic decline of wild Barn Owl populations recorded across Britain.

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  • Streams of consciousness

    Friday 27th June, 2014

    Mark Iley, Biodiversity Co-ordinator, provides an update on Essex Wildlife Trust’s drive to improve the status of our county’s rivers.

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  • Pond life

    Monday 23rd June, 2014

    We had the wettest winter on record - but the number of ponds in the wider countryside has greatly decreased in the past 50 years.

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  • Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

    Saturday 21st June, 2014

    Update, June 2014: Progress on this project is going well and we are still aiming to start construction in October this year.

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