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Come along and join a work party to help maintain and improve our local reserves. Learn about wildlife, make new friends and get fit (forget the gym, get a green work out). Contact the reserve wardens for more information. Please wear suitable clothing and boots, bring gloves, food and drink. No experience needed: tools andFind out more »
Work parties at Sawbridgeworth Nature Reserve take place every Sunday. Contact the warden Bob Reed for more information.Find out more »
Shadwell Wood reserve work party meets on Sunday mornings through the Autumn and Winter to continue the coppice management. Contact Tony Morton for further informationFind out more »
Did you hear that? The magical whispers of woodland... Listen again. Was it a rabbit? Was it a fox? Was it the leaves on the trees? Come and join our mystical journey through the enchanted forest at Hanningfield Reservoir. Create your own woodland costume and join in some interactive storytelling! Suitable for children aged 4+Find out more »
Feeling a bit chilly this Half-term? Come to Abberton for a warm up! Complete our wintery treasure hunt to find your way down to the campfire. Once we arrive, we will make and cook up some tasty treats on the fire to eat and enjoy. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please inform usFind out more »
Evolution of a Landscape. This walk will reveal the fascinating and unusual geology that has made the Naze such a special place. Mangrove swamps,volcanoes, tropical seas teaming with sharks, arctic tundra, cold seas rich in shellfish, It will also look at a time where the river Thames flowed across the Naze. The walk will alsoFind out more »
This event is organised by the Colchester Local EWT Group. Local bird expert John Thorogood will lead a walk around the sea wall at Heybridge Basin, including part of the Chelmer Estuary and the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation canal, to lookout for seasonal migrants, waders, water fowl, sea birds and raptors etc. Don’t forget yourFind out more »