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Essex Wildlife Trust Events

As well as protecting wildlife for the future and for the people of Essex to enjoy at numerous Nature Reserves throughout Essex, Essex Wildlife Trust also run many events each year, some for fun and some for the benefit of all.  Some of those upcoming are taking pace at the Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre and include:

blue popcorn photographyPhotography Days

Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th February between 10:30 – 15:00.  Join Blue Popcorn Photography Club for a fun day at this fun event esecially for budding young photographers – just bring yourself, a packed lunch and digital camera.  Booking is esential on 01206 738172 with a £25 donation requested per child.

Winter work parties

abberton volunteersVolunteers are being invited to join Essex Wildlife Trust planting new hedgerows and woodland areas every Saturday from now until the end of March between 10:00 and 15:00.  NO experience is necessary and groups are welcomed.

Please contact Jo or Charlie if you are interested in helping out by calling 01206 738172 or by email to [email protected].


An evening with Mum

An evening with Mum

Celebrate Mothers Day on Sunday 30th March, between 5pm – 8.30pm with a twilight walk around the nature reserve followed by nibbles and cocktails.

Booking is essential by calling 01206 738172 and a £5 donation is requested per person.

For more events and news of wildlife sightings, you can folow Esex Wildlife Trust on Facebook –