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Giving nature on our doorsteps space to thrive

Parts of the 1,700 acres of grassland managed by the city council will be cut less frequently to create more space to thrive for nature.

Exhibition exploring legacy of nature writer J.A. Baker opens at Chelmsford Museum

Restless Brilliance: The Story of J.A. Baker and The Peregrine opens at Chelmsford Museum on Saturday 23 March.

Get active and connect with the great outdoors at Hylands Estate

Hylands Estate offers varied activities across 574 acres of parkland, providing a full day out to enjoy with the family throughout the year.

Chelmsford Museum exhibition to explore legacy of legendary local nature writer

An exhibition on the life and works of celebrated author and conservationist, J.A. Baker, will open at Chelmsford Museum in spring 2024.

Frankland Fields declared a Local Nature Reserve

Frankland Fields, a popular location for dog walkers and nature lovers in South Woodham Ferrers, has been declared a Local Nature Reserve. 

Marconi Ponds revival backed by council grant

An overgrown pond is now a feature of a nature reserve, thanks to some dedicated enthusiasts and a grant from Chelmsford City Council.

Admirals Park declared a Local Nature Reserve

Popular Chelmsford park, Admirals Park, is to become a designated nature reserve.