Essex Wildlife Trust

Photography Competition 2019

It’s back! Our annual competition returns with a new category to enter and a cash prize to be won.

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Photo: Dave Watts 

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. 

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Visit one of our centres

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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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What's on this Autumn

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Fly Agaric - Neil Aldridge

Fly Agaric - Photo: Neil Aldridge

Monthly Spotlight

Nature’s Harvest

Autumn offers many breath-taking natural spectacles in Essex, including the changing colours of the leaves, conkers falling, berries blossoming and fascinating fungi appearing. We take a look at the many ways you can enjoy the season of change and connect with nature!

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Special Features

Watch our wildlife live

Take a look at our new Badger webcam

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Photo: Andrew Parkinson/2020VISION

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If you've visited our website before, you might notice it's changed. New areas of content and features will be introduced in the coming weeks. 

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