Learn how to photograph the orchids, wildflowers and invertebrates that are found at Chafford Gorge!
Essex Wildlife Trust has taken the difficult decision to close all of our Nature Discovery Centres and cancel our upcoming events until the end of June to prioritise the welfare of our staff, volunteers and members of the public and to help limit the spread of the virus (COVID-19). Please see here to read the Trust’s full statement. Thank you for your ongoing support, patience and understanding at this challenging time. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can.
A four day accredited course to become a qualified Forest School assistant. It also provides an opportunity to top up to level 3 at a later date.
An introduction to the basics of wildflower identification.
Learn about the bumblebees found in Essex and the UK
Turn wildlife detective to learn how to spot the tell-tale signs of illusive wildlife in a variety of habitats.
Confused by aperture, shutter speed and ISO? Don’t know your Program Mode from your White Balance?
This is a more specialist workshop concentrating on coastal photography, from wider seascapes to details of beaches.
A course aimed at those increasing their amateur interest in Barn owls and those beginning a career in ecological consultancy.
Brush-up on your Butterflies!
Learn about this iconic Essex species and find out how to become a Toad champion!