State of the Bay

2nd July 2020

Draft Amendments to the National Estuarine Protocol

Please note that the Draft Amendments to the National Estuarine Management Protocol were published on the 26 June 2020, for a 30-day commenting period. Please see […]
11th May 2020

State of the Bay, 2020 – Sampling

I am very pleased to be able to report that we successfully completed all of the 2020 State of the Bay sampling over the period 17-26 […]
27th October 2019

State of the Bay 2019 Technical Report

There is no simple answer to this very basic question. The conservationists have shouted their ‘green’ messages from the treetops whilst the industrialists have simply argued […]
15th October 2019

Reminder – Open Day 2019

Don’t miss our Open Day. If you haven’t booked yet, please confirm your attendance by sending an email to Christo van Wyk or give him a […]
25th September 2019

Reminder: Open Day 2019

A quick reminder that our annual open day is on October 25, 2019. Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to Christo van Wyk or […]
19th September 2019

Open Day 2019 – Invitation and Agenda

It is time for our annual open day. Below is the agenda and invitation for your perusal. Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to […]
23rd October 2018

State of the Bay 2018 Technical Report

Saldanha Bay has been identified as an economic development node by national government and the establishment of an Industrial Development Zone is well under way. The […]
18th October 2017

State of the Bay 2017 Technical Report

The residents living in and around Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon are truly blessed to have such a unique ecological wonder on their doorstep. Visitors to […]
16th October 2017

State of the Bay 2017 Glossy Report

Developments in Saldanha Bay and Langebaan Lagoon during the past thirty years have inevitably impacted on the environment. Most parameters investigated in this study suggest that […]
16th October 2016

State of the Bay 2016 Technical Report

Regular, long-term environmental monitoring is essential to identify and to enable proactive mitigation of negative human impacts on the environment (e.g. pollution), and in so doing […]
24th October 2015

State of the Bay 2015 Technical Report

Concerns were initially raised by the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) relating to water quality in Small Bay and specifically discharge of waste by-products by the […]
26th October 2014

State of the Bay 2013/2014 Technical Report

As we enter our fifteenth year of monitoring of the Saldanha Bay/Langebaan Lagoon ecosystem, it is also a time for reflection. Where did this start, what […]