Category Archives: Essex Countryside

Springtime in the Essex Countryside

Things for our young nature lovers to look out for this Spring! This season is a time of days getting longer and the spring sunshine bringing growth and greenery everywhere with buds bursting and leaves unfolding. Birdsong reaches a peak and many flowers appear, in turn attracting insect-life, including bees and butterflies. Animals that hibernated over winter appear…
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Greenstead Farm: A tradition of conservation

Greenstead Farm: A Tradition of Conservation You only have to spend a few minutes talking to owner Chris Butler about the farm before his passion for the area and the conservation of it, and his enthusiasm to protect the local environment, becomes abundantly clear and highly infectious. In fact evidence of Chris’s passion for protecting…
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