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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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  • The Brents are back!

    Tuesday 3rd October, 2017

    Brent Geese – icons of Essex’s estuaries in winter - are arriving in our county after an epic migration to Siberia and back.

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  • Chris Packham at Abbotts Hall Farm

    Tuesday 26th September, 2017

    It was a privilege to welcome Chris Packham to Abbotts Hall Farm for a special sold-out fundraising event.

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  • Thank you volunteers!

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    200 wonderful volunteers attended a thank you event at Abbotts Hall Farm

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  • Badger cull: position statement

    Wednesday 13th September, 2017

    Essex Wildlife Trust position statement: Bovine TB in Cattle and the Badger Cull

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  • Remember A Charity Week

    Monday 11th September, 2017

    It’s Remember A Charity Week; this is a national campaign with charities around the country, including Essex Wildlife Trust, that promotes Will writing and legacy giving.

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  • Bioblitz at Fingringhoe Wick

    Monday 4th September, 2017

    More than 300 new records added to our Biological Records Centre for Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve.

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  • Native Honey Bees back at Abberton Reservoir

    Tuesday 22nd August, 2017

    Once believed to be extinct in Britain, the Black honey bee has been re-introduced to Abberton Reservoir to help boost numbers.

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  • Orange Seals in Essex

    Monday 14th August, 2017

    Essex Wildlife Trust answers questions about the orange seals found in Essex.

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