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  • Comeback for rare Essex moth

    Thursday 30th November, 2017

    Surveys at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Abbotts Hall Farm show initial success for the moth that only calls Essex home.

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  • Photography Competition 2017

    Monday 27th November, 2017

    Photography Competition 2017

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  • Polecats in Essex

    Monday 27th November, 2017

    The hardy Polecat is battling back into Essex after decades of extinction – and could it be conquering invasive Mink? Help record Polecat sightings so we can track the species in Essex.

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  • Wrabness Land Purchase Appeal - Success

    Tuesday 14th November, 2017

    We are delighted that due to our members and supporters we have reached our target for the Wrabness Land Purchase Appeal.

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  • Christmas Gift Ideas

    Monday 13th November, 2017

    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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  • Essential 'tree-thinning', Little Baddow Heath

    Friday 10th November, 2017

    We have recently begun felling some immature / young trees at Little Baddow Heath, Danbury, between Chelmsford and Maldon, with the view to make space to allow the woodland to develop. The work will continue over the winter period.

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  • Christmas Cards & 2018 Calendar

    Tuesday 7th November, 2017

    This Christmas give a special gift to your family and friends with a Wildlife Trusts 2018 Calendar and Essex Wildlife Scenes Christmas cards kindly donated by local artist Richard Allen. 100% of the proceeds from these sales will support the work of Essex Wildlife Trust to protect wildlife across the county.

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  • Temporary closure: TTNP visitor centre

    Thursday 2nd November, 2017

    Our Thurrock Thameside Nature Park visitor centre is temporarily closed, re-opening on Monday 13 November.

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  • The way back to Living Seas

    Wednesday 25th October, 2017

    New report urges Government to tackle five challenges to the marine environment simultaneously

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  • Green minds think alike

    Friday 6th October, 2017

    This week The Wildlife Trusts published a report, based on research carried out by the University of Essex, that emphasises the positive effects of volunteering in nature on people’s mental health. Jules Pretty, Vice-president of Essex Wildlife Trust, is Professor of Environment and Society at the University of Essex and was involved in the research project. This summer, Jules kindly wrote a broader article in 'Essex Wildlife', the magazine for members of Essex Wildlife Trust, about the vital health services that nature provides. Here is the fascinating article for all to read:

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