Essex Wildlife Trust

Opening April 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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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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Photo: Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

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.

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Otter Photo - Elliot Smith

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.

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Photo: Andrew Neal - Pattern & Texture

Photo: Andrew Neal - Pattern & Texture

Photography Competition 2020

The annual Essex Wildlife Trust Photography Competition is back, so get your favourite wildlife images at the ready! 

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Fly agaric - Fungi

Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) fungi in a woodland, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. September 2010. - Neil Aldridge

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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