African Marine Mammal Colloquium hosted at DICT

April 23, 2012 by dyertrust

University of PretoriaThe AMMC will be co-hosted by the University of Pretoria's Mammal Research Institute and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust . It will be structured as part workshop, part conference with all meals provided communally as part of the event in order to maximise opportunities for networking.

Accommodation will be shared with your fellow delegates in holiday homes close to the venue.

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Smooth Sailing Success for OCEARCH in Gansbaai

April 16, 2012 by dyertrust

First Hand Insights on the South African Collaborative Shark Study

great white sharkOn Thursday the 12th of April, the vessel OCEARCH began the second leg of their white shark research expedition in the area of Gansbaai. Over the course of two days the team managed to successfully attract in and satellite tag 8 individual great white sharks in the area ranging in size from 2.5m to over 4.55m total length.

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Keep on the lookout for an Elephant on the beach!

April 10, 2012 by dyertrust

The Dyer Island Conservation Trust ( was informed by the Overstrand Municipality of a live bull (male) Elephant seal on Hawston Beach on Friday 16 and Saturday 24 March.

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