The Essex Wildlife Trust River Wardens have been announced as the winners of the inaugural Lynne Farrell Group Award at the National Biodiversity Network Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing!
A recent moth trapping session by Basildon Natural History Society at Essex Wildlife Trust's Marks Hill Nature Reserve uncovered two new species for the reserve, including one which had been searched for since 2009!
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed the first record of the invasive Asian Hornet, Vespa velutina, on the UK mainland.
A recent study has suggested that excercising out of doors delivers £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year.
The Essex River Wardens grabbed the runners up spot in the Natural Environment Category at the Living Waterways Awards for 2016, a fantastic achievement for a project that has only been established for a short while.