Records Centre News
- New Standing Advice published for Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees
- Historic Orchards in Essex mapped as part of regional survey
- Our database now holds over half a million records!
- Guide to Marine Licensing for Local Authorities published
Updated Guidance on accessing biodiversity information published
A number of training sessions have just been announced as part of the Essex Wildlife Trust Coastal Wardens programme. For more details or to book on any of the events please contact email@example.com.
Water Quality testing - find out how to test coastal waters and monitor the health of the Essex estuaries: course dates are:
- Tuesday 21st Feb 10am - 12. Venue: The Naze
- Tuesday 28th Feb- 18:30 - 21:00. Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm
- Tuesday 28th March- 18:30 - 21:00. Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm
- Thursday 30th March 10am - 12. Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm
A training course on Water Voles in Borrowdykes will also be running on Thursday 11th May 10am-12. Venue: Wivenhoe Ferry Marsh.
Essex Wildlife Trust will also be running workshop events on Biological Recording for River and Coastal Wardens, including training on how to submit your records to us using our online survey forms. These workshops will be run according to demand, if you are interested in attending please email the Coastal Wardens address above and we will contact you with further details.
To find out more about Shoresearch and the Coastal Wardens Scheme please click here.
The 2017 Essex Rivers Hub Celebration meeting is to be held on Friday 10th February 2017 at the Essex Record Office Conference Centre. The event is a celebration to highlight the work of the Essex Rivers Hub and its partner organisations http://essexrivershub.org.uk/. There will be a focus on the catchment restoration projects we’ve completed, those in development and the many varied activities across the catchment which are all making an important contribution.
The Essex Rivers Hub was formed in January 2014 and is hosted by Essex Wildlife Trust. It has developed a broad active membership because improving our water environment for wildlife and people is a challenge for everyone and we will only succeed by working together. We will have a diverse audience of c.100 invitees including a wide range of local politicians and decision makers, volunteer River Wardens, members of Parish Councils, and special interest groups.
Numbers will be limited, so for more details and to book your place email Marki@essexwt.org.uk, by no later than Friday 3rd February 2017. We will be providing refreshments and a buffet lunch, so please also indicate any particular dietary requirements (vegetarian/vegan).
Dates for our Essex Wildlife Trust Shoresearch surveys in 2017 have been announced, contact us to book your place!
Shoresearch is a national intertidal survey scheme that aims to identify and record marine creatures in the intertidal zone. Training and equipment will be provided, just bring wellies!
The survey dates for 2017 are as follows:
- Thursday 1st June 2017: Walton-on-the-Naze. 10:30am start.
- Tuesday 18th July: Southend. 1pm start
- Tuesday 15th August: Cudmore Grove, East Mersea. 10:30am start.
- Thursday 14th September: Walton-on-the-Naze. 11:30am start.
- Friday 13th October: Shoresearch and BBQ, Cudmore Grove, East Mersea. 11:30am start.
For more details and to book your place, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 01621 862960.
To find out more about our Shoresearch surveys and the Coastal Wardens scheme click here.
Essex Wildlife Trust run a number of adult education courses that are open to both Trust members and non-members. These include courses on species identification, biological recording, wildlife management and arts and crafts. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
For more details or to book a place on our EWT Adult Courses please contact the Abbotts Hall Farm admin team on 01621 862960 or by emailing email@example.com.
Places are limited so please book and pay the donation in advance. Most courses will involve time outside, so please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and activity. Courses may be cancelled at short notice. For day courses please bring a packed lunch. EWT offers all EWT regular volunteers up to a maximum of 2 complimentary places on these courses per year. Further information about the course will be provided after booking. An attendance certificate will be provided.
Cancellation of events:
If we cancel an event your donation relating to the event will be refunded.
If you cancel an event booking more than 48 hours beforehand and ask for your donation to be refunded or transferred to an alternative event, we will be happy to do so.
If you cancel an event booking less than 48 hours beforehand please do not ask for your donation to be refunded, because by then we will be committed to run the event and unable to fill your place/s.