Canvey Wick Nature Reserve named in BBC Wildlife’s top 10 favourite places for wildlife

6th June 2023

The Land Trust is delighted to announce its Canvey Wick Nature Reserve site in Essex has been listed in BBC Wildlife’s top 10 favourite places for wildlife.

BBC Wildlife magazine collated the top 10 to mark its 60th birthday asking 60 people from its network of conservationist, writers, presenter and photographers to share their favourite places for wildlife in the UK. The list was then put to the public vote.

Canvey Wick was nominated by Karim Vahed from, Buglife, who gave the site a deserving write up:

“Sitting in the corner of Canvey Island, Canvey Wick is home to a phenomenal variety of invertebrates. It is one of the best places in Britain for endangered insects, home to rarities such as the shrill carder bee and scarce emerald damselfly.”

The site is managed in partnership with the RSPB and Buglife to ensure local communities can safely enjoy the site whilst wildlife also remains protected.

To see the full list of favourite places, click here: Causeway Coast voted favourite UK spot for wildlife | Discover Wildlife

For more information about Canvey Wick, please see here: Canvey Wick – The Land Trust


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