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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. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Autumn recording Record Grey Squirrel Record Fly Agaric
Record Ivy Bee
Record Wild Teasel
Record Sloe, Blackthorn
Record Garden Spider Record Nigma walckenaeri spider

Meetings Ahead

DateRoute FinderVenueLeader
Sat Dec 2nd 2017 11:00-16:00Find routeAnnual Exhibition & Social. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park TQ738, 865Contact: Peter Harvey. Email:
Sat Feb 10th 2018 10:30-17:00Find routeEssex Moth Group annual meeting. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler C.P. Lunch and refreshments £7 on the day. Please book. Guest speakers, slide shows, specimen displays.Essential to contact Peter Harvey or Dougal Urquhart in good time beforehand if attending: Email: or
Sat Mar 10th 2018 14:00-17:00Find routeEssex Field Club Spring Meeting and AGM. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler C.P.  
Sun Aug 19th 2018 11am - 5pmFind routeThe Essex Natural History Show. The Essex Natural History Show. Activities taking place at: The Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH. Free Entry and car parking!Contact: Peter Harvey. Email:
Sat Sep 22nd 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Thrift Wood Bicknacre Packed lunchMartin Gregory. Please book 01245 223300.
Thu Sep 27th 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Galleywood Common, Park in Heritage Centre Car Park. Packed Lunch in Heritage Centre.Mary Smith. Please book 01708 228921, mobile on the day 07903 052095
Tue Oct 2nd 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Epping Forest, Oak Hill and Long Running. Meet in Green Ride car park north at TQ435, 995. Packed lunch. bring maps, compass GPSTony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Tue Oct 9th 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Blakes Wood, Packed LunchGraham Smith Please book 01277 354034.
Sat Oct 13th 2018 11:00Find routeFungus Group. Crowsheath Wood Reserve, Crowsheath Lane, Downham. Joint meeting with BNHS and WWF. Parking in reserve, on verges or in nearby Haningfield visitors centre. Packed LunchLeaders: Barbara and Richard Chapman. Please book 01268 765597. Mobile on the day 07742 291986.
Thu Oct 18th 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Swan Wood, Stock. Packed Lunch. Parking in small layby or on roadJohn Cooke please book on 01708 223477, mobile on the day 07941507549 email
Fri Oct 26th 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Warwick Wood at TQ557828, park at TQ564824, charge for parking, packed lunchMary Smith Please book 01708 228921, mobile on the day 07903 052095
Sat Nov 3rd 2018 10:30Find routeFungus Group. Fungus Group. Waxcap special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard. TL 638 001. Packed lunch. Fungus group AGM after the meeting at 40 Pentland Avenue CM1 4AZTony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754