Become a member

Become a member

Join today to enjoy lots of benefits and help protect the wildlife and countryside you love in Essex

Essex Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation charity protecting wildlife in Essex. For over 60 years we have been saving and improving important habitats, to ensure that wildlife can thrive and that you can enjoy the natural world. With your help will can continue to do so for generations to come.

We manage and protect 8,400 acres of land, 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and 11 discovery centres

If you love wildlife and want to conserve local nature, please support Essex Wildlife Trust 

Join us today!

The benefits

As well as supporting our important work, you’ll receive:

A welcome pack (within two weeks) introducing you to the work of the Essex Wildlife Trust
A comprehensive nature reserve guide
Membership card
Wild magazine, including a ‘What’s on’ guide, 4 times per year
Email updates about wildlife around the county and news from the Trust
The opportunity to get involved in a local group

Family membership also includes ‘Wildlife Watch’ membership for up to 4 children at the same address; Wildlife Watch magazine four times a year, posters, stickers, a badge and a wildlife handbook. It’s great for getting kids interested in nature.

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Give the gift of membership

Looking for an inspiring gift that opens up a whole year of opportunities?

Gift Membership with Essex Wildlife Trust makes a perfect present for nature-loving friends and family. It will inspire them to help protect their local environment and also gives them the opportunity to explore beautiful places, learn about wildlife and attend special events.

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Gift Aid

Boost your membership donation by 25% at no extra cost to you, all you need to do is confirm your Gift Aid eligibility and we can claim back the tax from your donation from HMRC!

Complete gift aid form