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Who We Are

Knysna Basin Project is a scientifically based non-profit organisation focused on continued research in the Knysna Basin >>

Community Engagement

Knysna Basin Project aims to create and stimulate public and learner awareness and appreciation of the estuary >>

Public Involvement

Be part of an organization dedicated to the wellbeing of the Knysna Estuary, become a member of the Knysna Basin Project >>

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.

  • Knysna Seahorse Status Project

    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).

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  • ShoreSearch Project

    The ShoreSearch project started in 2013 with the joint objectives of recording and monitoring the rich diversity of the marine shoreline of the Knysna Estuary and of engaging the public

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  • Project Collaborations

    Knysna Basin Project works closely with national and international collaborating scientists and institutions. Professor Richard Barnes, a fellow of St Catherine’s College Cambridge, visits Knysna on an annual basis to

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Donors

Thesen Island Home Owners Association Barloworld Rhodes University