Natural History Society

A World of Wildlife on your doorstep

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Events and Surveys

We run a continuous series of talks, walks and surveys at various locations in North Essex most of which are suitable for novices and experts alike.

Protecting Wildlife

Contacts and Recorders

Get in touch with CNHS committee members and recorders if you want to identify a species, get wildlife advice or just learn more about the Society itself.

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Our exciting season of online talks continues

Tuesday May 11: Listening to the data: the shifting sounds of spring

Learn how Dr Simon Butler, from the UEA School of Biological Sciences, has been recreating historical dawn choruses from Breeding Bird Survey data to explore how natural soundscapes are changing over time.

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Join CNHS today or make a donation

Membership of CNHS allows you to join an ever-growing group of wildlife experts and enthusiasts in the Colchester area. You don't have to be an expert - just enthusiastic.

Whether you are a member or not you can contribute to our work by donating as much or as little as you want using PayPal or a wide range of credit cards. Just click on the link and follow the instructions.

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