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 nearly 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 11 discovery centres

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

Join today

As well as supporting our important work, you’ll receive these membership benefits when you become you a member:

A free welcome pack of information about your local wildlife and how you can get involved (sent out within approximately two weeks to either yourself or the recipient.)

  • ​​​​​​Wild magazine four times a year & the accompanying What's On guide, which lists all our events for you to get involved with.
  • Email updates about wildlife around the county & news from behind the scenes at Essex Wildlife Trust.
  • Membership card
  • Access to Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves around the UK
  • 100's of events and activities to take part in every year
  • Essex Wildlife Trust car sticker
  • Opportunity to get involved in a local group
  • Let us know your email address & you receive our monthly e-newsletter and exclusive member-only news about wildlife in Essex.

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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Please choose your membership option to proceed.

Individual membership
From £3.00 a month

Individual membership

Membership for one person
Joint Membership
From £3.50 a month

Joint membership

Joint membership for two people
Family in bluebell wood - Photo: Tom Marshall / Wildnet
From £4.25 a month

Family membership

Family membership with extras for kids
Watch membership
From £3.00 a month

Watch membership

Membership for one child