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Volunteer with the Essex Wildlife trust at Chafford Gorges and gain valuable knowledge and experience working with animals and nature If you are interested in helping out please contact the Ranger: Deanw@essexwt.org.uk Please wear suitable shoes and clothing and bring a packed lunch and drinks etcFind out more »
The Roman River Valley Nature Reserve is a 44 acre site near Layer-de-le-Haye, Colchester.The Roman River is a narrow stream at this point, and meanders through marsh and woodland, mostly old. Join this work party, organised by the Colchester Local EWT group to help maintain this beautiful and historic site. Please wear suitable clothing andFind out more »
This event is part of the National Big Garden Birdwatch This is a family crafts drop-in session, suitable for all ages. Spend a relaxing hour looking for our wonderful woodland birds and trying out some of our Binoculars. A great chance for a cuppa and some cake whilst the kids keep busy with our crafts.Find out more »
Join expert guide Steve Grimwade from Swallow Birding on free guided walks round the reserve to see the winter resident and over wintering birds. Telescopes will be out in the visitor centre for people to view over the marsh, to use with help on bird ID. Swallow Birding and Essex Birdwatching Society exhibiting all day.Find out more »
If you are confused by aperture, shutter speed and ISO, and don't know your Program Mode from your White Balance, this one-day basic photography workshop is for you. The workshop, which is available on several occasions throughout the year, is hosted by wildlife photography expert Daniel Bridge who will guide you through the basics ofFind out more »
This event at Bedfords Park visitor Centre is part of the National Storytelling Week. Play games, listen to a story and create a tree spirit. Suitable for children age 3+ Advanced booking essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be dressed for being outdoors.Find out more »