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Join us today and save your wildlife for tomorrow.

You really can make a difference to the wildlife in Essex! Our work to protect our local wildlife has never been more important.


Enjoy lots of benefits and help protect the wildlife and countryside you love in Essex.

Please join online today or call 01621 862964.


  • Open Weekends at Warley Place

    Tuesday 7th March, 2017

    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 25 February to Monday 17 April, including Good Friday and Easter Monday.

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  • PondNet Spawn Survey 2017

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    Our partner organisation the Freshwater Habitats Trust is asking volunteers to record sightings of frog and toad spawn in Essex using a simple recording form and online guide, as part of their PondNet survey programme.

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  • National Nest Box Week

    Monday 6th February, 2017

    National Nest Box Week takes place each year from 14 to 21 February. NNBW aims to encourage everyone to put up nest boxes in their local area to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife.

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  • Living Landscapes Awards

    Friday 13th January, 2017

    Living Landscapes and Living Seas awards are our annual awards that publicly recognise organisations, individuals, businesses and groups in Essex who are helping to deliver Living Landscapes and Living Seas - national initiatives, led by The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Flood warnings

    Friday 13th January, 2017

    The Environment Agency has issued several flood warnings for the East Coast.

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  • Vote for our Wildlife Adventures projects

    Friday 2nd December, 2016

    Please vote at selected Tesco stores in south Essex this month, to help fund two ‘Wildlife Adventures’ projects that we are running for school children.

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  • Christmas Gift Ideas

    Tuesday 22nd November, 2016

    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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  • River wardens win national award

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    Essex Wildlife Trust’s volunteer river wardens have been recognised for their important contribution to biological recording with a prestigious national award.

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  • Adopt a Species

    Thursday 17th November, 2016

    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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  • Tollesbury Wick wins award

    Tuesday 15th November, 2016

    Our wetland restoration of the northern section of our Tollesbury Wick Marshes nature reserve, on the Blackwater Estuary, has triumphed in the ‘Nature Conservation’ category of Maldon District’s long-running Conservation & Design Awards 2016.

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