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.
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Here are our policies and position statements covering some of the biggest issues affecting wildlife in Essex.
On 20th February the Secretary of State for Transport gave the go-ahead for the Tilbury 2 development to proceed, which will…
Essex Wildlife Trust position statement: Bovine TB in Cattle and the Badger Cull
Our position on the Lower Thames Crossing. EWT is fundamentally opposed to the plans for a Lower Thames Crossing and we have serious…
Our position statement on Bradwell B. Essex Wildlife Trust objects to the development of Bradwell B. The impact on our marine, coastal,…