coastal survey and marine research
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Action on Plastic Pollution & Climate Change (APAC), South Africa
September 19, 2016

Biodiversity Surveying in the Garden Route

research volunteer

As a research volunteer you will help monitor populations of water birds along the beautiful Knysna coastline. Data collected via this project is contributed to an Africa wide citizen science database; allowing for the tracking of bird hotspots and monitoring populations over time.

Conduct surveys in the surrounding forests, recording a variety of animal and plant sightings (including spoors and scat). Data is contributed both to our own database and to various citizen science projects

This research volunteer project is part of our: Action for Plastic Pollution and Climate Change

Your Role

  • Recording bird sightings data
  • Conducting forest surveys
  • Entering data into database

Latest Achievements

  • 46 different species of birds recorded
  • More than 150 entries contributed to Africa wide database

Current Project Needs

  • Volunteer manpower
  • Binoculars
  • Reference books

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