• How does your garden grow?

    Top 5 tips for a harmonious garden

    1.       Give your cat a bell
    Cats’ natural hunting instincts mean they can be a bit of a threat to garden birds.  If you have a pet cat then make sure it wears a collar with a bell attached so birds get an early warning when there’s a predator about.

    2.       Plants, plants, plants
    A good rule of thumb is that the more plants you grow, the better it is for wildlife, which is a great…

    • 29 Jun 2012
  • Welcome to our new Little Owls

    On Wednesday we had some new under 5's join our regular 'Little Owls' sessions. They all had a fantastic morning, making leaf crowns, building dens and playing woodland games. Out 'Little Owls' meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, the sessions run 10 am - midday, you don't have to book, just come along and join in the fun. Cost £3.50 per child with £1 discount for RSPB members.…

    • 29 Jun 2012
  • There is so much to see in South Essex!

    Highlight of the last few weeks has been up to two Little Gulls, which were seen for several days over on West Canvey Marsh. Also over on West Canvey have been singing Corn Buntings, their song is a metallic sound which some say sounds like jangling keys. Another good place to visit at the moment is the hide in Wat Tyler overlooking Pitsea Scrape, where our Avocet chicks have started to hatch and can be seen feeding with…

    • 8 Jun 2012
  • Wildlife Discovery Workshops

    The school holidays are in full swing - how will you be spending yours? If you're looking for something to do with your family come along to our Visitor Centre in Wat Tyler Park. We will have a craft table available every day and today & tomorrow we will be running 2 hour bookable Discovery Sessions out in the park. To book or for more information call 01268 498620

    There are still places availiable on todays and…

    • 7 Jun 2012