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You really can make a difference to the wildlife in Essex! Our work to protect our local wildlife has never been more important.

 

Enjoy lots of benefits and help protect the wildlife and countryside you love in Essex.

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Photography Competition 2017

Big, varied and home to millions, be it people or wildlife: Essex is a productive hunting ground for photographers seeking to capture that perfect picture.

Our competition has six categories. We are inviting individual entrants to submit a maximum of three entries, distributed among the categories however they wish. No single image may be entered into more than one category. Pictures must have been taken in Essex, in 2017.

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What's on

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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  • Mon, 23/10/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Come along for a special Monster themed session. The session is based outdoors in the woods, take part in den building, rope work, bushcraft skills and tool work, Woodland crafts and explore wildlife. Enjoy some quality time outside with the family, ages 5+ all children must be accompanied by an adult. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL . £6 per child

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  • Tue, 24/10/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Bedfords Boos, a Halloween themed session aimed at 4 – 8 year olds. Lots of fun activities to take part in before it gets dark. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 per child. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

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  • Tue, 24/10/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Bedfords Boos, a Halloween themed session aimed at 4 – 8 year olds. Lots of fun activities to take part in before it gets dark. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £6 per child. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

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  • Wed, 25/10/2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    A pre-school aged club based around nature, wildlife and seasons. Join us for fun indoor and outdoor activities for preschool age children - what will we be doing? Exploring, Discovering, Playing and Creating! Under 5’s. £6 per child. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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  • Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Join us creating bird feeders out of recycled materials, keeping birds well fed as we enter the colder months. Feel free to bring along any recycled items. Take part in a few bird related games and activities out in the park once our creations are made! Ages 5+. £6 per child. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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  • Thu, 26/10/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Join us creating bird feeders out of recycled materials, keeping birds well fed as we enter the colder months. Feel free to bring along any recycled items. Take part in a few bird related games and activities out in the park once our creations are made! Ages 5+. £6 per child. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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  • Thu, 26/10/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Get up close to some fluffy frights; owls and birds of prey from a local birds of prey academy. Ages 7+. £7 per person. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL

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  • Fri, 27/10/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Follow a self-led trail around the park, learn about some of the creepier wildlife you might find. £2 per child. No booking necessary. Please note: on Friday 27th October this trail will form as part of 'Bewitched Bedfords', additional £5 per child. For the complete experience please book on in advance.

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  • Fri, 27/10/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Join us within the centre for a day of Halloween themed fun. Follow our trick or treat trail, take part in minibeast hunting and pumpkin carving AND dress your best for our Best Costume Competition. Ages 4+. £7 per child. TIMESLOTS WILL BE ALLOCATED FROM 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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  • Fri, 27/10/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Join us for an evening of spooky goings on at Bedfords. Dress up in your Halloween costume and come and explore wildlife in the park and take part in arts and crafts, bat detecting, mini beast hunting, and much more. This event is aimed at 5+ year olds. Please dress appropriately and bring torches. £8 per child. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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