Essex Wildlife Trust

1959 - 2019

Celebrating 60 years of nature conservation in Essex

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Essex Wildlife Trust

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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What's on this Autumn

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Photo: Tom Marshall

Monthly Spotlight

Bushcraft and Bonfires

The wonder of nature is never more apparent than during autumn in Essex; crisp, sunny mornings, leaves falling from the trees and fascinating autumnal displays offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with your family! Why not try one of these educational activities?

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Barn Owl - Russell Savory

Barn Owl - Russell Savory

Adopt a Species for Christmas!

Why not give the perfect Christmas gift this year by Adopting a Species for your family or friends!

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Special Features

Beaver - Nick Upton / Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Beaver - Nick Upton / Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Win BIG for Wildlife in our Really Wild Raffle!

Raffle tickets will be available to purchase from all our visitor centres from 21 Nov or by calling 01621 862964.

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Watch our wildlife live

Take a look at our new Badger webcam

Watch our Badger sett live at Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve.

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Photo: Andrew Parkinson/2020VISION

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