Essex Wildlife Trust training courses

EWT Butterfly Identification course. Photo: Essex Wildlife Trust

Essex Wildlife Trust run a number of adult education courses that are open to both Trust members and non-members. These include courses on species identification, biological recording, wildlife management and arts and crafts. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

Please see the EWT events pages to find out what courses are available (this links to our main EWT website). More information about River and Coastal Wardens can be found on the Essex Rivers Hub.

For more details or to book a place on our EWT Adult Courses please contact the Abbotts Hall Farm admin team on 01621 862960 or by emailing

Places are limited so please book and pay the donation in advance.  Most courses will involve time outside, so please wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather and activityCourses may be cancelled at short notice. For day courses please bring a packed lunch. EWT offers all EWT regular volunteers up to a maximum of 2 complimentary places on these courses per year.  Further information about the course will be provided after booking.  An attendance certificate will be provided.


Cancellation of events:

If we cancel an event your donation relating to the event will be refunded.

If you cancel an event booking more than 48 hours beforehand and ask for your donation to be refunded or transferred to an alternative event, we will be happy to do so.

If you cancel an event booking less than 48 hours beforehand please do not ask for your donation to be refunded, because by then we will be committed to run the event and unable to fill your place/s.