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  • New Agriculture Bill vital to recover nature

    Wednesday 12th September, 2018

    Government proposals must trigger change on 70% of land

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  • Rare butterfly thrives due to the long hot summer

    Monday 10th September, 2018

    The long hot summer has allowed the Heath Fritillary, one of Britain's rarest butterflies, to have a second brood emerge in Belfairs Woods.

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  • Bittern spotted at Blue House Farm

    Wednesday 29th August, 2018

    An extremely elusive bird, the Bittern, known for its booming calls and expert camouflage has been spotted at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Blue House Farm nature reserve.

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  • Megalodon makes a splash!

    Friday 24th August, 2018

    The giant extinct shark comes to life in the form of a 4-metre long scale model that is suspended from the ceiling at Essex Wildlife Trust's The Naze Centre.

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  • Celebrate Marine Month in Essex

    Monday 30th July, 2018

    August is Essex Wildlife Trust’s Marine Month, so what better time to get out and celebrate the spectacular coastline right on our doorstep!

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  • Join our board of trustees

    Tuesday 24th July, 2018

    Essex Wildlife Trust is seeking two enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our board of trustees

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  • Langdon Ridge declared a new Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Tuesday 3rd July, 2018

    Natural England has declared the Langdon Ridge in Basildon a new Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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  • Record breaking numbers of people took part in 30 Days Wild

    Saturday 30th June, 2018

    This year's 30 Days Wild is a record breaker, with over 350,000 people taking part in the month long nature challenge.

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  • New campaign to protect wildlife at sea

    Thursday 21st June, 2018

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on everyone to join a giant wave of support for 41 new Marine Conservation Zones.

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  • The BIG Wild Weekend in Essex

    Monday 11th June, 2018

    Over 2,100 people in Essex prepare to have an extra wild weekend celebrating 30 Days Wild!

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