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Volunteer Work Party: Chigborough Lakes Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until 1st March 2020

We are a friendly group and new volunteers will be made welcome. Work parties are normally held on the first Sunday of the month, but do always check as dates and times may change. Do bring drinks and snacks, and maybe lunch incase we carry on a bit longer. Please contact the warden at for

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9:30 am

Sunday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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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 etc

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Volunteer Work Party: Iron Latch Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Iron Latch Meadow Nature Reserve, Eight Ash Green
Colchester, Essex
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Iron Latch Nature Reserve near Colchester is a 10.5 acre reserve of flower-rich meadow, plus 4 acres of long established and possibly ancient woodland. Come along and join a work party organised by the Colchester Local EWT Group to help maintain and improve one of our local reserves. Learn about nature and get a valuable

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Volunteer Wortk Party: Sawbridgeworth Marsh Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until 23rd February 2020

Work parties at Sawbridgeworth Nature Reserve take place every Sunday. Contact the warden Bob Reed for more information.  

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Volunteer Work Party: Shadwell Wood Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Shadwell Wood Nature Reserve, Shadwell Wood Nature Reserve (one mile from Ashdon)
Saffron Waldon, Essex Map Ref: TL 573 412 United Kingdom
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Shadwell Wood reserve work party meets on Sunday mornings through the Autumn and Winter to continue the coppice management. Contact Tony Morton for further information

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Optics Day – Abberton Reservoir

3rd March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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Visit Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and let the friendly Optics Team help and advise you. The EWT range of binoculars, telescopes, tripods and accessories are carefully selected for quality, price and value for money and will be on display so you can try before you buy. All profits go to EWT to support our conservation

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Basket Making – Abberton

3rd March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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Come and spend an enjoyable day at Abberton Centre Visitor Centre trying your hand at the traditional craft of basket-making. Using English willow you will weave a basket to take home. The workshop is informal and relaxed and is suitable for beginners. All materials and tools will be provided but please bring sharp secateurs if

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10:30 am

Stone Point Waders – A guided walk to the beautiful stone point at The Naze

3rd March 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading birds feeding as the ebbing tide reveals the mud and sand. Please be aware that this walk will take up to 3 hours and is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, saltmarsh and mud. This is potentially unsuitable for those with mobility

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Warley Place Spring Bulb Spectacular

3rd March 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Warley Place Nature Reserve, Warley Road (B186, just south of Brentwood)
Brentwood, Essex CM13 3HU United Kingdom
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Warley Place with the daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops out is a spectacular sight to see, come along and let your eyes do the rest. Volunteers will be on hand, to answer questions about Ellen Willmott’s historic garden; whether it’s about the unique plants and trees or building remains. Warley Place (next to the Thatchers Arms)

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2:00 pm

Family Forest School – Langdon Hills Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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A fantastic event at the Langdon Hills Nature Reserve near Basildon to get the whole family outdoors. Suitable for all the family, although suggested age up to 13 years. Forest School activities in the woods - including den building, ropes, woodland crafts, wildlife spotting and campfire. Enjoy some quality family time. Children must be accompanied

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Forest School Fun Sundays – Hanningfield Nature Reserve

3rd March 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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A fantastic outdoor family event for all the family at Hanningfield Nature Reserve, near Chelmsford. Forest School Activities in the woods include bug hunting, build dens, balance on a rope walk, make woodland crafts, use tools, create wild art, play woodland games and learn how to light fires. A fabulous learning experience for young children.

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