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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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  • Sun, 28/01/2018 - 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 (and, September to March only, also on the first Wednesday of every month). 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, 28/01/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Guided bird walks around the nature reserve with expert guides from Swallow Birding. Help with bird identification. Food and drink in the tearoom. Bird feeders and bird food available to purchase. Please ring the centre for more details. 01206 729678. No need to book. Walks start at 10.30 am and 14.00 pm.

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    image by Russel Savory

  • Mon, 29/01/2018 - 10:30am - 12:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre - Hornchurch Country Park

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 9:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    The Local Group runs events on its reserves throughout the year, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. New volunteers are always welcome, just bring yourself and something to drink and eat, and wear clothes and shoes that can afford to get muddy.

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 1:30pm - 2:15pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach

    Every Tuesday bring your little one in their pram or buggy for a brisk 45 minute walk around Hornchurch Country Park. Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while meeting new friends. No need to book.

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 9:30am - 3:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Chafford Gorges Nature Park Visitor Centre

    If you are interested in helping out please contact the Ranger: Deanw@essexwt.org.uk

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Blue House Farm Nature Reserve, Fambridge Road, North Fambridge

    Work party groups meet every Tuesday, starting at 10.00am and finishing at 4.00pm. Work takes place at Blue House Farm and other local nature reserves. Bring work clothes, waterproofs etc. and packed lunch.

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  • Tue, 30/01/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve, Maldon Road, Tiptree

    Weekly Tuesday afternoon work parties are organised by the Tiptree Heath warden throughout the year, carrying out ongoing maintenance and access tasks in addition to the specific tasks carried out during the winter. Ring the warden if you wish to join in on a specific date to make sure that there will be a work party is taking place. Please wear old work clothes suitable for the weather...

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  • Wed, 31/01/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    A fun morning of indoor and outdoor activities for pre schoolers. Suitable for 18 months up (under 18 months free when accompanying an older sibling) Booking essential

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    Children playing in the woods