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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are 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 open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Record Wild Teasel
Record Sloe, Blackthorn
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Improve your skills. Join our field meetings and as well as enjoying the social side of the meetings, get expert help from specialists on identification and field survey techniques:

Sun Jul 21st 2019 All day.  INQUA Visit To The Quaternary Of The Lower Thames The Quaternary fluvial record of England is remarkably rich in fossils and artefacts, providing a record of environmental change and human occupation over multiple glacial-interglacial cycles. This excursion will visit key fluvial sedimentary sequences, with biostratigraphical and Palaeolithic components emphasized. Section visits will be reinforced by displays of fossils and artefacts. Locations to be visited: Greenlands Pit, Purfleet and Lion Pit Tramway Cutting, Chafford, West Thurrock. Wansunt Pit and Swanscombe, Kent. The cost for a single day is £50 including a Field Guide or £30 without a Field Guide. It does not include transport or food Contact: International Union for Quaternary Research:
There is an application form for participants to complete, and send to: Dr Becky Briant copied to Val Siviter (QRA administrator)
Please contact John Cooke at for a copy of the form