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.
Keep up to date with our stories, research, projects and challenges as we work to save wildlife and wild places.
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Government voluntary target to stop peat compost sales was missed in 2020
The Wildlife Trusts call for an immediate end to peat…
Pioneering ‘Nature Friendly Schools’ to boost children’s learning and well-being at a critical time
Almost 30,000 school children from disadvantaged areas are set to enjoy classes in nature this spring in a ground-breaking outdoor…
Our latest statement on Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Essex Wildlife Trust's latest statement on Covid-19.
Evening nightingale walks
Visit us for a self-guided evening walk at Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve to experience for yourself one of nature’s most captivating sounds; the song of the nightingale.
Share our Shores
Essex Wildlife Trust and the RSPB are working together to protect our coastal wildlife.
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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