Essex Wildlife Trust

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We are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature. Our climate is in crisis and our species face extinction. The natural world needs our help. Together we can protect the future. Join us.

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Keep up to date with our stories, research, projects and challenges as we work to save wildlife and wild places. 

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7 spot ladybird

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Take part in the Bugs Matter survey

Take part in this survey to help us understand wildlife declines. Insects are a critical component of our life support system. Without them clean air, water, food and a healthy environment are threatened. We need to act now to understand what is happening to them.

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Our webcams are back!

Take a look at our live webcams. We have badgers, barn owls, bats and swallows.

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Outdoor fun
Opening September 2021

Nature Nursery

An all-weather outdoor nursery, based on Scandinavian Nature Kindergartens and Forest Schools, where children have the freedom to learn through the natural world.

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Photo: Tom Hibbert 


Share our Shores

Essex Wildlife Trust and the RSPB are working together to protect our coastal wildlife.

As the population of Essex grows, we must ensure we’re sharing the shore with our breeding wildlife, so that the tiny little tern, the ringed plover and the brightly beaked oystercatcher can grow up without disturbance.

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We'd love to keep in touch with you about our work to protect wildlife, upcoming events, and ways to support the work we do. 

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