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.
Watch our wildlife in action
Badgers, Barn Owls, Bats and Swallows...............
Webcams allow an unrivalled view of intriguing behaviours: from courtship, nesting, and hatching to a peep into the first few weeks of a chick's life. Be warned - it's addictive viewing!
Get Wild at Home
Over the next few months, things will be a little different across the UK, but that doesn't mean we can't connect with nature. It is proven that a daily dose of nature improves your mental health, so we've got a few hints, tips, and activities to help you stay wild at home.
Take part in the Essex Coastal Challenge
Be a part of the Essex Coastal Challenge, be a part of something big! Walk, Run Cycle - Challenge yourself and fundraise for your favourite local wildlife charity while learning about our beautiful 350 mile Essex coastline.
Essex Wildlife Trust launches WildlifeTV to bring Essex's wonderful wildlife and wild activities straight to people's homes
Latest news and blogs
Our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Essex Wildlife Trust's latest statement on Coronavirus.
New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target
Nation of insect champions needed to reverse insect decline
Essex beavers give birth to two healthy kits
A natural flood management scheme in Essex has seen its "work force" double after the birth of two healthy kits.
Share our Shores
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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