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The Wildlife Trusts launch £30 million appeal to kickstart nature’s recovery across 30% of land and sea by 2030
Today The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 by 30, a public appeal to raise £30 million to start putting nature into recovery across at least 30…
Our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Essex Wildlife Trust's latest statement on Coronavirus.
Public urged to rewild planning system by responding to consultation
The Wildlife Trusts call for a new designation – Wildbelt – to allow nature’s recovery
After the crisis, what happens next?
Things have changed rapidly and dramatically. As we start to consider life after lockdown, we have a unique opportunity to reimagine society, and the Trust has a chance to influence this. We need your thoughts on what a different world could look like.
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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!
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