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This course is designed for people with little or no experience of native tree identification, but should also be useful to those who have some knowledge on the subject. We will take a practical look at tree identification focusing on native and non-native trees found in the woodlands and hedgerows of Essex. You will learnFind out more »
Onsite parkingDrop into Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and make a clever craft with our volunteer, Crafty Carol. Each week there will be a different theme. This is a drop-in event suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Drop-in and explore Abberton Nature Reserve by completing the Wildlife in Winter Trail about animals in winter. Different animals have found different ways to survive during the cold winter months. Can you complete the trail to find out how they do it? Just stop by the front desk to pick up your trail sheet andFind out more »
In January our wintering flocks of wildfowl and waders at RSPB Wallasea are at their peak and can be an impressive sight as they swirl around high tide roosts or feed at the edge of the saltmarsh. Watch out if a Peregrine goes through as the birds take to the air en-masse to avoid thisFind out more »
Time to Change Social Contact training is aimed at anyone who has suffered with mental health issues and, as a result of their personal experiences, would like to help make a difference by sharing those experiences and encouraging more openness and conversations. This training will develop participants’ skills, knowledge, understanding and confidence in opening upFind out more »
Join Essex Wildlife Trust at Thurrock Thameside Visitor Centre for a fascinating talk on marine species in Essex. Rachel Langley is the Living Seas Coordinator at Essex Wildlife Trust. She will introduce the Essex coast and the varied and fascinating species that make it their home, give an insight into some of the projects EssexFind out more »