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  • Thank You for running the London Marathon 2013

    Thursday 25th April, 2013

    Katie after London Marathon 2013

    Essex Wildlife Trust would like to say a big thank you to Katie Rawlinson, who ran the London Marathon this year to raise funds for Essex Wildlife Trust. She has raised so far an amazing £612.58, which will help us to protect our beautiful county and the many habitats that are under threat in Essex – heathland, coastal marshes, woodland, meadow and wetland sites.

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  • Trail Race Results

    Thursday 18th April, 2013

    Essex Wildlife Trust Trail Race

    Results for the trail race held on Wednesday 17th April 2013.

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  • Nightingale Walks

    Monday 15th April, 2013

    Nightingale Walks

    Come and experience the amazing sound of the Nightingale at Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve. We have approx. 30 - 40 singing males each year and their song fills the air. Sunday 22nd April to Sunday 6th May, 7.30pm - 9pm.

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  • Brimstones and Buckthorn Campaign

    Friday 5th April, 2013

    Brimstones and Buckthorn

    A new campaign takes root and flight in Maldon. Essex Wildlife Trust, Maldon District Council and Butterfly Conservation join forces to help the beautiful Brimstone butterfly by planting hundreds of the butterfly’s sole food plant, the Buckthorn shrub, in Maldon District

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  • MCZs Have Your Say

    Friday 1st March, 2013

    Seahorse - MCZs Have Your Say

    Please help! Our marine habitats and wildlife need your support. We need a network of Marine Conservation Zones to protect the extraordinary range of species and habitats in our seas and to allow them to recover to their full potential. You can help by submitting your support for MCZs to the Government.

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  • Song Thrush Garden Survey

    Monday 25th February, 2013

    Please help with our Song Thrush Garden Survey. The Song Thrush is a garden gem: a speckled beauty with a spectacular song. Once common, they are in decline and no one is certain why. By filling in this survey, you can help us try to understand why the Song Thrush is disappearing.

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  • Open Weekends at Warley Place

    Saturday 16th February, 2013

    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 2nd March and Sunday 21st April.

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  • Essex Wildlife Trust Charity Quiz Night Friday 22nd March

    Friday 15th February, 2013

    Essex Wildlife Trust Quiz Night

    Join us this Friday for a fun general knowledge quiz evening and help support Essex Wildlife Trust.

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  • Living Landscapes Roundup

    Friday 21st December, 2012

    Living Landscapes

    Living Landscapes round-up. In the Birch Living Landscape we have erected seven Barn Owl boxes over the last year. The scheme has already met with highly encouraging success; two of the boxes were occupied by breeding pairs this spring and five young fledged in total.

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  • Awarded High Quality Education Badge

    Sunday 16th December, 2012

    Essex Wildlife Trust has recently achieved the Quality Badge awarded by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOTC). The Quality Badge is a national award that recognises organisations that provide schools with good quality educational experiences and manage risk effectively.

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