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
Witness the unusual habitat in Essex where there is a natural transition from saltmarsh to grassland, bringing with it an interesting array of plant and wildlife species
Visit a reserve that is brimming with amazing bird species in every corner in every month of the year, with lovely views over the Stour Estuary