Male Orange tip butterfly Photo - Sam Chamberlin
Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 37,000 members and manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land, on 87 nature reserves.
Essex Wildlife Trust manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres.
Learn about the wildlife found in Essex and across the UK and how you can help nature where you live.
Photo: Carol Durrel / River Photography
Take the opportunity to get outside and learn through nature with Essex Wildlife Trusts education team.
Photo - Carol Durrell River Photography
We have lots of exciting wildlife themed events and activities across Essex.
Photo - Amy Lewis
From membership to volunteering, there are so many ways to support wildlife in Essex.
Boost your membership / donation by 25% at no extra cost to you. Find out more
A display of wonderful watercolour, pencil and pastel works of wildlife, landscapes and domestic pets.
All items are for sale with 20% commission going to Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve…
Self led trails around the beautiful nature reserve.
Search the shoreline, building sandcastles, finding crabs and more!
Start your wellbeing journey and join us on a gentle fortnightly walk around the beautiful Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve.
A day of child led fun on the reserve. Includes minibeast hunting, pond dipping, den building and more.
Join our expert guide Liz in this friendly group aimed at ladies who would like to learn a new or improve on their birding knowledge.
Explore the weird world of minibeasts!
Come and find clues that lead to our scientific dig site where we can practice our paleontology skills and dig up fossils!
Our weekly group for the under 5's - Child led play in our lovely woodland.
Join our Ranger for a guided walk round the reserve.