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The Essex Wildlife Trust work parties take place every Thursday at the Phyllis Currie Reserve in Great Leighs. Volunteers meet in the car park in Dumney Lane. All equipment is provided, but you need to bring a packed lunch.Find out more »
Join Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly Thursday volunteering sessions. The work will also provide an opportunity for you to find rare plants and animals. Where appropriate clothing. Steel toe-capped boots are useful for any heavy work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, but please bring water and a packed lunch.Find out more »
Sessions are weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. These sessions can change, please contact the Ranger Josh Childs before to confirm. Activities include removal of invasive species, fencing, litter picking, path clearance, pond maintenance, coppicing, hedge laying and more. Work parties may not be close to a bathroom.Find out more »
The Uttlesford EWT Local Group runs work parties on its reserves throughout the year, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, which start at 9.30 a.m. and finish around lunchtime. You do not have to be a member of the Essex Wildlife Trust to come along to these events. Locations may change at short notice. Phone theFind out more »
An under 5's pre-school club based around nature, wildlife and the seasons at Belfairs Woodland Centre and Nature Reserve. Youngsters will love the mix of arts, crafts and games; having stories and music; and, of course, some outdoor time in the woodlands! CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED Booking is essentialFind out more »
This event is at Hockley Woods every Thursday, starting at 10:45am with options of either a one hour or a shorter 30 minute walk. This walk is part of the Rochford District Health Walks, helping you to meet new people and enjoy the benefits of regular exercise. Walk at your own pace, with fully trainedFind out more »
An interesting talk arranged by Southend & Rochford Local EWT Group. Paul Becket from the City of London corporation will be talking about how the city can be 'greened' for the benefit of people and wildlife.Find out more »