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.
It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 47 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.
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What we do
Essex Wildlife Trust protects wildlife through landscape conservation, education on our nature reserves and visitor centres and campaigns that help to give wildlife a greater voice in our county.
How we are funded
Essex Wildlife Trust relies on the generosity and enthusiasm of our members and supporters to fund the vast majority of our work. Thanks to you we can continue to protect wildlife and inspire the next generation to care for wildlife too.
Essex Wildlife Trust has been awarded "One to Watch" status for the Best Companies Award 2019.