Essex Wildlife Trust

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Essex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity working across Essex, England, to preserve and advocate for wildlife and green spaces.

Established in 1959 and part of the UK-wide network of Wildlife Trusts, Essex Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to conservation of Essex’s land and sea, as well as advocacy and education. Essex Wildlife Trust works with schools and businesses to provide outdoors learning and outreach work, as well as ecology consultancy services. It pressures local and national government to take steps to preserve and rebuild green spaces, halt species extinction and tackle climate change. Specific projects include the Essex Seagrass Project, Share Our Shores and barn owl conservation.

How You Can Help

Time: typically several hours at a time

Fundraise for Essex Wildlife Trust or adopt species to help its work. You can volunteer for various local centres in different capacities. You can also take part in various campaigns, such as 30 Days Wild, or join in with campaigns or petitions to pressure local or national government.

Note: many volunteer opportunities require several hours at a time, although some, like magazine deliveries, may only require your help once or twice per year.

Cost: various

Become an Essex Wildlife Trust member or make a one-off or regular donation via the Essex Wildlife Trust website.

Location: Essex, England

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(This information was updated 28/11/22 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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