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A joint art exhibition at Fingringhow Wick Visitor Centre featuring Heidi Jukes art works and aerial photographs from Rachel Spender. Rachel Spender will be exhibiting hand made black and white aerial photographs of Essex salt marshes. Heidi Jukes will exhibit small ‘OutPost works’ painted on board using visual references from rural sites on exploratory visitsFind out more »
So many words are disappearing from our dictionaries! Would you like to help Essex Wildlife Trust discover those lost natural words by following a trail around the woods at Thorndon Countryside Centre. Drop-in and collect a self-led trail leaflet from the Visitor Centre at any time. Come on your own or bring the family.Find 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 »
An informative one-day course at Hanningfield Nature Reserve in identification, importance and conservation of veteran/heritage trees and their unique place in the British landscape. Morning session at the centre followed by an afternoon walk to look for veteran trees. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided but please bring your own lunch. Advance booking essentialFind out more »
Join the ranger at Fingringhoe Wick for an informal ramble around the extensive nature reserve. Talk about anything and everything we see – or you ask about! Please wear suitable clothing and foorwear and bring water with you. Booking in advance is required.Find out more »
This adult only walk follows the sea wall along the Walton Backwaters as the tide is rising to give a good chance of seeing wading birds at relatively close range feeding on the saltmarsh and mud flats. Wintering ducks and geese should also be present, including Brent Geese for which Hamford water is an internationallyFind out more »
A delightful family event at Abberton Reservoir. Join the EWT team to see who has been visiting the moth trap, toast marshmallows on the fire, take a walk to watch the sunset and end by seeing if we can listen to bats on our bat detectors. Please come dressed appropriately, you may also wish toFind out more »