AquaExcursionsMarnix.com - Climate change excursions
What and how?Aquaexcursions offers you an unique insight in Dutch expertise in dealing with watermanagement and climate change. Marnix de Vriend, senior consultant, is your personal host. You can come alone or with a group (maximum of 50 persons). You can choose from a 1 to 4 day tailor suit program. A thorough preparation, expert guide, transport, hotel, food and a cultural performance are all inclusive. You will be offered a mixture of lectures from outstanding experts and visit real-life projects on site. The Dutch Delta works, dyke replacements (Room for the River Program), Weak Link approach in the coastal defence can be part of the program. Visits to Koln, Antwerp and London (Thames Estuary 2100 Project) can be included. Marnix has been involved as project manager or consultant in most of these projects.
A fixed percentage (10%) of the profit of Aquae is transferred directly to the Bifae Education foundation. Bifae Education(since 2005), Nijmegen/Shisong supports a community development project in Northwest Cameroon. It set up a now independent mixed integrated organic farm and helps four schools in the region with more then a 1000 pupils. For more information see www.aquaexcursionsmarnix.nl/bifae/index.html.
Between lectures and site visits at least one performance by local artists is included. Contents vary and will remain a surprise to the visitor(s).