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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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  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - 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, 23/06/2018 - 10:00am - 12:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Chafford Gorges Nature Park Visitor Centre

    We will be taking a walk around the reserve to spot our Orchids.

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    Man Orchid

  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: The Naze Centre

    A guided walk to the beautiful Stone Point. Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory birds. This walk is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Please wear suitable footwear. Booking essential. Suggested Donation of £5.00.

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  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:30am - 3:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

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  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough,

    Bumblebees are an appealing, small group of insects that often attract those not otherwise drawn to the study of insects. Species diversity can be used as an indicator of habitat quality and several species are of conservation concern nationally. The course will discuss the range of bumblebees found in Essex and the UK, the books available to aid identification and other learning, methods of...

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  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    Hands on dipping at the visitor centre pond. Come and see the amazing creatures that live here. Drop in event, no need to book in advance but space may be limited at busy times.

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    Pond dipping

  • Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

    Come along to Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and let our friendly Optics Team help and advise you.

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  • Sun, 24/06/2018 - 9:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Shadwell Wood Nature Reserve (one mile from Ashdon) Saffron Waldon Essex

    The work party meets every second and fourth Sunday morning from 9.30 am to midday, to carry out the coppicing programme. For further information contact the warden.

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  • Sun, 24/06/2018 - 10:00am - 3:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Cranham Marsh Nature Reserve, Nr Upminster

    Work parties at Cranham Marsh are on the last Sunday of every month throughout the the year. Meet at at the tool hut on the reserve at 10.00am. a range of tasks including coppicing in the woods, hedgelaying, scrub-bashing, and a bit of brushcutter, fence and ditch work.

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  • Sun, 24/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

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