Essex Wildlife Trust

30 Days Wild

This June, join hundreds of thousands of people taking part in 30 Days Wild. Sign up today to get your free digital pack full of inspiration for exciting, wildlife-filled days!

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Summer butterfly meadow - Jon Hawkins Surrey Hills Photography

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!

30 Days Wild

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. 

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Essex Wildlife Trust launches WildlifeTV to bring Essex's wonderful wildlife and wild activities straight to people's homes

What's on this week

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Latest news and blogs

Keep up to date with our stories, research, projects and challenges as we work to save wildlife and wild places. 

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Common Toad - Tom Marshall

Common Toad - Tom Marshall


Where are all the Essex toads?

Essex Wildlife Trust needs your help to record where Essex’s toads and toad networks are.

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Photo: Tom Hibbert 


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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