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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

annual exhibition and social

Exhibition and Social Meeting, Saturday 2nd December 2017, 11:00 - 4pm

Do come to this event, the biggest meeting of the year for the Essex Field Club! Put the date in your diary now! 

This is the event when different naturalists and natural history groups can showcase what they have been up to in the county in the previous year. It is a great opportunity to see what the members, groups, related societies and clubs are doing, and to meet friends, old and new. If you are one of the many people who only know a few other members, here is your chance to meet lots more. Bring your own friends too; everyone is welcome whether members or not. There is food and drink to help the afternoon along. Most of the Club’s Recorders will be present, and other experts, so if you have bits and pieces that you would like identified, do bring them along. And it is all free!

If you can provide an exhibit or you are connected to a local conservation group or wildlife group come along, set up an exhibit and publicise your cause - there is no charge for tables but you must book early to be sure of a space. Contact Mary Smith on 01708 228921 or for further information.

The venue will be in the Carstairs Room at the Green Centre, at Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall Lane, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH, details below.