The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future.
It has more than 32,000 members, manages and protects over 7,250 acres of land on 87 nature reserves plus 2 nature parks, and runs 9 visitor centres.
Each year the Essex Wildlife trust educates 58,000 children and adults across Essex and engages 314,000 people through visitor centres and events.
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park
At Thameside Nature Park, Essex Wildlife Trust together with various partners is restoring one of the largest landfill sites in Western Europe. Recreating a range of important habitats on the Thames Estuary and reconnecting the area with the local communities through a network of footpaths, bridleways and cycle ways.
The Trust is creating a Living Landscape which aims to be good for wildlife, good for local people and supportive of the local economy as a great place to visit.The Nature Park and its innovative visitor centre are at a superb location with incredible views down the Thames Estuary.
To see the incredible changes that have taken place at the park so far, you can watch the short video Landfill to wildlife haven – opening Thameside Thurrock Nature Park.
To find out more visit www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/thurrock-thameside.