Hadleigh and Daws Heath Complex

Hadleigh and Daws Heath ComplexHadleigh and Daws Heath Complex

supporting a wide range of wildlife including species which are scarce and declining

Essex Wildlife Trust

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An important historical landscape of ancient woodland with areas of open land supporting a wide range of wildlife including species which are scarce and declining in southern England.

The scheme objectives are to:

  • Conserve and positively manage ancient woodland and other important habitats which will benefit wildlife and people
  • Encourage the local community to use the land with public access and to be proud of its conservation and heritage value
  • Safeguard and connect exisiting Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) habitats within the landscape to make them more robust and sustainable


Virtual tour by Mike McFarlane 

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What's happening?

A Vision Document has been drafted.

A new visitor Centre is proposed to provide an educational and community facility - Belfairs Woodland Resource Centre (Joint initiative with Essex Wildlife Trust and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council) and it is at preplanning stage.
 

Trust reserves within the scheme

Daws Heath Woods - Little Haven, Pound Wood, Tile Wood

This scheme is helping species including...

Dormouse, Heath Fritillary butterfly

Partners

Local Authorities, local landowners.

To find out more

Email: admin@essexwt.org.uk | Tel: 01621 862960 | Essex Wildlife Trust  

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