Research

The Knysna Estuary is South Africa’s most important in terms of conservation. The high…

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Educate

We consider education to be integral in successful conservation. Since 2014 the Knysna Basin…

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Conserve

To ensure sustainable conservation of the Knysna Estuary, the research we do is used…

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About KNYSNA BASIN PROJECT

Scientifically focused

The Knysna Basin Project is fundamentally scientifically focused and we pride ourselves in the standard and quality of our research.

Research facilities

We aim to facilitate and promote research and can provide access to our facilities which include a field station equipped with standard research equipment, a smaller wetlab with direct access to the Knysna estuary and a 4 m, 40 HP research vessel.

Community engagement

We love the estuary and all that it entails and our basic educational aim is to instill the same passion for our environment into those that use the estuary – from far and wide. This aim is achieved by hosting a number of estuarine and marine outings.

 

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Progress on identification of the Moonshine baitworm in Knysna Estuary

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The Moonshine worm, a popular bait worm that can be found almost anywhere in the Knysna Estuary, now most likely seems to be an...

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Water quality monitoring in the Knysna estuary

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The winter of 2017 was somewhat drawn out, cold and occasionally wet which fortunately did not interfere with the necessary sampling of the estuary...

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