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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are closed due to the Covid-19 situation, but we are otherwise normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm, check. We are also normally open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.


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Forthcoming meetings

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Sun Apr 4th 2021
Essex Field Club Course.
Proceeding under Covid-19 restrictions
Terrestrial Molluscs: Snails and Slugs (Field Course). Chalkney Woods near Earls Colne. Park at the lay-by at the wood entrance from Tey Road just south of Ivy Cottage TL874274 postcode CO6 2LD. Cost: free to Essex Field Club members, £10 for non members (booking essential) A day with County recorder and Club President Simon Taylor, during which you will learn how to differentiate and recognise the major groups of terrestrial Mollusca and identify a range of species. Laminated fold-out identification guides will be available (cost £2); it is advisable to bring a hand lens. Please also bring a packed lunch.
Sat Apr 24th 2021
General Meeting.
Proceeding under Covid-19 restrictions
Wilderness Foundation at Chatham Green. Meet in car park at CM3 3FE TL7172 1576.
Sun May 23rd 2021
General Meeting.
Proceeding under Covid-19 restrictions
General meeting to Little Belhus Country Park, Arisdale Road, South Ockendon, RM15 5SJ (opposite “Next” distribution centre, close to South Ockendon rail station). Former landfill being turned into a Country Park with older areas; woodland, meadows and ponds; part is a Local Wildlife Site for invertebrates. Meet in car park just off main road (TQ587826; 6ft height barrier); some parking on road. No toilets.