Knysna Basin Project aims to create and stimulate public and learner awareness and appreciation of the estuary in order to promote the sustainable use of the estuary.
This we do by exposing the public and learners to the estuarine environment and its specific ecosystems. We also try to inform the public as to what is happening on the estuary from scientific research to water quality.
Project background The Knysna seahorse (H. capensis Boulenger 1900) is endemic to the southern coast of South Africa and more specifically to only three estuaries (Knysna, Swartvlei and Keurbooms estuaries).…Read More
Latest News Our 2015/2016 survey season finished at the end of April 2016 when Peter and Frances followed the swallows back to England. By the end of April we…Read More
The extensive seagrass beds at Knysna, the largest and best developed in the entire country, may appear monotonous, and from a botanical point of view that may be true since…Read More
October 2015 - The Kemp Stations 1 & 2 positioned within the Thesen Islands canal network are recording data 24 / 7 on temperature, tidal change, pH, dissolved oxygen and salinity. The…Read More