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Helophilus pendulus
find out more... Helophilus pendulus on water lily leaf Copyright: Colin Humphrey

Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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no 1113963
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We are open today

We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Early Summer recording Record Red-and-Black Froghopper Record Lavender Beetle
Record Stag Beetle
Record Misumena crab spider
Record Lily Beetle
Record Swollen-thighed Beetle Record Zebra Spider

Destroyed sites

The following are just a few examples of sites with high nature conservation significance that have been destroyed, and there are many more examples. Many more still are about to be lost or are in local plans for development, and more still are under imminent threat.

West Thurrock Marshes is another extremely important site under imminent threat (see West Thurrock Marshes background