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Essex Wildlife Trust Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Saturday 24 October 2020, 10am
This year the Trust’s AGM will be a little different due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to invite all our members to a digital AGM hosted by our President Jules Pretty at 10am until approximately 11am on 24th October via Zoom. The Trust has a duty of care to all audiences, not least of which our members. By holding an online meeting we will protect our members as well as the Trust’s staff and volunteers
More information will follow – we very much look forward to seeing you there.
Essex Coastal Challenge
Take part in the Essex Coastal Challenge and be a part of something big! Walk, Run Cycle - Challenge yourself and fundraise for your favourite local wildlife charity while learning about our beautiful 350 mile Essex coastline.
After the crisis, what happens next?
Things have changed rapidly and dramatically. As we start to consider life after lockdown, we have a unique opportunity to reimagine society, and the Trust has a chance to influence this. We need your thoughts on what a different world could look like.
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!
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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