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  • Launching the Peter Rabbit™ Woodland Trail

    Monday 11th April, 2016

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  • TTNP: Closed on Wed 30 March

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    Our Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and visitor centre are closed today (Wednesday 30 March), due to illness.

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  • Living Landscapes and Living Seas Awards

    Thursday 24th March, 2016

    Are you an individual, organisation, business or group who has completed a project that is: “Good for Wildlife, Good for People, Good for Economy” Would you like to raise awareness of your project and receive the recognition that your project deserves?

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  • Buckthorn for Brimstone

    Wednesday 16th March, 2016

    Essex Wildlife Trust, Tendring District Council and Butterfly Conservation have been working together to deliver the ‘Buckthorn for Brimstone’ campaign.

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  • Lower Thames Crossing

    Tuesday 15th March, 2016

    Highways England is currently consulting on proposals for a new crossing over the River Thames. They argue that a new crossing is needed to reduce congestion at the existing Dartford crossing and unlock economic growth, supporting the development of new homes and jobs in the region.

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  • Support the Trust and take a holiday!

    Tuesday 8th March, 2016

    Would you like to raise money for the Trust whilst enjoying the spring flowers of Cyprus or Crete, birdwatching from your houseboat in the Romanian Danube Delta or enjoying a ‘trip of a lifetime’ in the Galapagos Islands?

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  • Corporate Membership Scheme

    Friday 4th March, 2016

    Book an introductory session on Wednesday 9 March at Belfairs Woodland Centre

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  • Tiptree Community Wildlife Garden

    Friday 26th February, 2016

    Vote in store at Tesco, Tiptree, to help fund our Community Wildlife Garden

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  • Development threat to Flitch Way

    Tuesday 23rd February, 2016

    Concern is mounting over the potential impact of a huge new housing development on a popular local wildlife site. The Flitch Way is a disused railway line west of Braintree which has developed into a valuable wildlife habitat with a rich biodiversity. This includes barn owls, slow worms, badgers, skylarks and several bat species.

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  • Top UK wildlife-watching experiences

    Saturday 13th February, 2016

    Vote for yours using The Wildlife Trusts’ new online guide!

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