Skip the winter blues by joining summer
shorebird conservation research on
South Africa’s gorgeous coastal Garden Route! Are you interested in coastal zone management & conservation research?
Want to get practical field experience & go overseas? Join us!
• WHO: Nature’s Valley Trust & FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
• WHAT: Field work & other project involvement for exciting research examining
the effects of coastal tourism & development on breeding shorebirds.
• WHEN: Min. of 3 months, September 2015 - April 2016.
• WHERE: Nature’s Valley & Plettenberg Bay, on South Africa’s southern shore.
• WHY: Shorebird populations are in decline worldwide, with nesting areas
highly utilized by humans. This project aims to develop conservation
recommendations to manage disturbance to these sensitive species &
habitats along South Africa’s high-tourism coastline.
If interested, please send CV & short letter of motivation. For more
information on research topics & costs, please contact Selena Flores at:
[email protected]
(Supervisors: Dr. Mark Brown, UKZN/NVT & Dr. Peter Ryan, FitzPatrick Institute/UCT)