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Russell Savory is a renowned filmmaker and photographer for Springwatch and The One Show. The Colchester Local Group our delighted that Russell is delivering a presentation of stunning photographs and short films showing how to get the best from your gear, with knowhow on field craft to get you up close to amazing wildlife. There'sFind out more »
Visit Thurrock Thameside Nature Reserve during this drop-in event (no need to book) and learn how to make bird feeders from pine cones! Take your bird feeder home so you can watch birds feed from it and enjoy the signs of spring. Fun for all the family, both little and big nature fans!Find out more »
Visit Langdon Nature Reserve during this drop-in event (no need to book) and use clay and natural materials to make a bird's nest, than add your own bird from craft materials, and maybe a chocolate egg or two! All equipment and materials provided. This event is suitable for children of all ages accompanied by anFind out more »
Barnards Farm was featured in 'Secret Gardens of East Anglia' by Barbara Segall. The 17 hectares of garden and woodland have been in continuous development for 36 years. As well as stunning gardens, there is so much else to explore for all the family, including a Collection of Scupltures, Miniature Railway Rides, Sculpture Tours, CarFind out more »
Join the knowledgeable team at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and discover birds, butterflies, bugs and flowers coming out now that spring is here! Fun for everyone to discover and learn. (This is an adult only event) Perfect for newbies who are interested in starting out.Find out more »
This event has been organised by the Colchester Local EWT Group. Non-members are welcome. Wildlife photographer Liz Huxley looks at some of the geology, history, and varied wildlife of The Naze a through the seasons, particularly as an east coast bird migration hotspot.Find out more »
This event is organised by the Brentwood and Billericay Local EWT Group. Non-members are welcome. Ranger Mick Greenslade presents a graphic history of this fascinating site, describing how it has been developed from a WWII airfield into a welcoming habitat for a wide range of wildlife form cuckoos to warblers and water voles to grassFind out more »