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.
Keep up to date with our stories, research, projects and challenges as we work to save wildlife and wild places.
Lend a helping hand to wildlife this autumn
Essex Wildlife Trust share some of their top tips for a wildlife-friendly garden
Our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Essex Wildlife Trust's latest statement on COVID-19.
Autumn spectacles in Essex
Essex Wildlife Trust share some of their top nature reserves to visit this season
Give the gift of membership this Christmas
Looking for an inspiring gift that opens up a whole year of opportunities?
Gift Membership with Essex Wildlife Trust makes a perfect present for nature-loving friends and family. It will inspire them to help protect their local environment and also gives them the opportunity to explore beautiful places, learn about wildlife and attend special events.
Receive a free pack of wildflower seeds for all memberships purchased before Christmas.
Our vision for a Wilder Essex
We have entered the most vital decade for nature. We are dependent on the natural world in every aspect of our lives. The air that we breathe. The water we drink. The food we eat. Our physical and mental health. We need nature and we need wildlife.
Essex Wildlife Trust Annual General Meeting (AGM)
This year the Trust’s AGM was a little different due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. President Professor Jules Pretty hosted our first digital AGM on 24th October via a Webinar.
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