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Our visitor centres organise a regular programme of events and activities for adults and families. The Trust has fourteen Local Groups across the county that organise a programme of walks and talks for local members. Non-members are welcome at these events. Booking is essential for most centre events, so make sure you call or visit the centre in advance to avoid disappointment.

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  • Fri, 27/04/2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road, Downham, CM11 1WT

    Come and join the Hanningfield Hatchlings. Weekly pre-school group for the under 5's on alternate Tuesdays and Fridays. Includes wildlife activities on the nature reserve, music, crafts and games in the centre. £6 per child, £4 per sibling, babes in arms free. Booking essential. Phone 01268 711001

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    Hatchlings

  • Fri, 27/04/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve

    Our weekly group for the under 5's. Child led play in our lovely woodland. Get messy, make some noise and enjoy being outside. Spaces are limited so please ring the centre to book your place. 01206 729678

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  • Fri, 27/04/2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve

    Come and experience the amazing sound of the Nightingale - one of Essex's great wildlife events. We have approximately 30 - 40 singing males each year and their song fills the air. These guided walks are extremely popular and places are limited, so please book early. Please note the reserve closes at 5 pm as normal during the Nightingale Walk period. Donation requested £6.00 per person.

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  • Fri, 27/04/2018 - 4:00pm - 9:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Rd, Downham, Billericay

    An opportunity to learn about the fascinating world of bats! The course will focus on the ecology of UK bats and is suitable for complete beginners or those who wish to know more about bats. Different survey techniques employed to studying bats are considered with case studies as examples. Analysing bat calls through the use of bat detectors and computer software will also be covered. In the...

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  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 4:30am - 7:30am - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road, Downham, CM11 1WT

    See Soprano Pipistrelle Bats and take a walk through our ancient woodland and listen to the dawn chorus. Return to the centre for a bacon roll (vegetarian option available) and hot beverage. £15 per person. Booking essential. Phone 01268 711001

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  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road, Downham, CM11 1WT

    Fortnightly group for children aged between 8-12 years old that enjoy the outdoors, wildlife and getting their hands dirty. Children may be unaccompanied. £5 per child, Booking essential.

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    Youth Rangers

  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Laindon High Road, Langdon Hills, SS16 6HY

    A bluebell walk through Langdon Hills. Start at 10.00am and finish midday.

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  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre - Hornchurch Country Park

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  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 9:30am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Tollesbury Wick Nature Reserve Tollesbury Essex

    Work parties are held on the last Saturday of the month: 27 Jan, 24 Feb, 31 Mar, 28 Apr. Please bring a packed lunch and wet weather clothes, if necessary.

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  • Sat, 28/04/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

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