Essex Wildlife Trust
Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the people of Essex.
Latest news and blogs
Children find rare fossilised tooth belonging to prehistoric ocean giant
The enormous tooth was brought into Essex Wildlife Trust’s The Naze Centre to identify what species it belonged to
Government sets expectations on how developers should protect wildlife
The Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has ordered developers to do more to protect Britain’s cherished wildlife.
Success for one of the UK’s rarest butterfly species as numbers continue to soar
The highest numbers of Heath Fritillary have been recorded at Essex Wildlife Trust’s Belfairs Woodland nature reserve for the first time…
Watch our wildlife live
60th Annual General Meeting
Saturday 5th October at Abbotts Hall Farm.
Registration starts at 1pm and light refreshments will available to purchase. The business of the AGM begins at 2pm and guided walks are available from 4pm to 5.30pm. The event will take place in a traditional pole marquee on the lawn in the gardens behind the Trust’s offices, overlooking the lake, farm and reserve.
Wild Evening with Steve Backshall
We welcome Steve Backshall to Abbotts Hall Farm on Saturday 5th October, to help us celebrate our 60th year. Steve is passionate about the wild world: explorer, wildlife enthusiast, all-round daredevil, adventurer and presenter, which make him such an entertaining speaker!
Adopt a Species is back!
Why not give this unique present for Christmas, a birthday, or even in memory of a loved one?
We need to raise vital funds to continue our important conservation work in Essex. Every £20 you donate will enable us to continue protecting these special species. The recipient will receive a gift certificate, a lovely pin-badge and you will both be invited to a special event led by an Essex Wildlife Trust expert!
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