Stakeholders and partners

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Essex Wildlife Trust Biological Records Centre works with a variety of partners, including local and national recording groups, Local Authorities and utility companies. We also work with other Local Environmental Records Centres in the East of England region to share best practice, develop policies and standardise procedures across the region.

We are also a member of the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) and share data through the NBN Atlas.

Our current partners are:

Funding Partners

Anglian Water are the largest water and water recycling company in England and Wales by geographic area. They have recently been working with ourselves and the East of England Records Centre group to share data on a regional scale, and in late 2015 signed an agreement with all seven records centres in the group that overlap their service area, to access and use our data in their day to day operations.

Epping Forest Countrycare is Epping Forest District Council’s award winning Countryside Management Service. The Countrycare team have a 5 year funding agreement with Essex Wildlife Trust Biological Records Centre, and share records from the Epping area.

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority are currently working with ourselves and Hertfordshire Environmental Records Centre on a revision of the Lee Valley Biodiversity Action Plan .

Thames Water cover part of west Essex and currently have a joint agreement with Essex Wildlife Trust and three other records centres in the region to use our data in their day-to-day operations.

Thames Water is Britain's biggest water and sewerage company, providing 15 million people with the essential service. Their service area includes London and stretches from the eastern fringes of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire in the west, through to the western edges of Essex and Kent in the east.

The Environment Agency work with Essex Wildlife Trust on a number of projects, both nationally and on a local scale. More details of local project work in Essex can be found on the Essex Rivers Hub.