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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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  • Tue, 19/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough,

    A training session learning how to identify wild flowers with the aid of books and keys.

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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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  • Mon, 25/06/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's on Monday's in term time and Wednesday's in the school holidays

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  • Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough,

    This course is aimed at people who are interested in volunteering to take part in butterfly monitoring in Essex as part of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme. The course will cover butterfly ecology, identification of common Essex species and butterfly surveying using the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme methodology. The course will also include an opportunity to search for and identify butterflies...

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  • Mon, 02/07/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's on Monday's in term time and Wednesday's in the school holidays

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  • Wed, 04/07/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough,

    Aimed at those of you that wish to know more about these fascinating species that are proving increasingly popular. You will be able to understand the life of dragonflies and their importance as an indicator of a healthy environment. The morning will be looking at the lifecycle, threats and species that occur in Essex. The afternoon will concentrate on practical identification so that the course...

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  • Mon, 09/07/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's on Monday's in term time and Wednesday's in the school holidays

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  • Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's on Monday's in term time and Wednesday's in the school holidays

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  • Mon, 23/07/2018 - 9:30am - 4:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Revise those knots needed for rope walks, swings and ladders and use tools to create a range of different fun and beautiful crafts.

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  • Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's on Monday's in term time and Wednesday's in the school holidays

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