Listen to how Jan Harteman safeguards endangered water birds by breeding them in his own backyard!
Monday, December 11, 2023
Utrecht University, Victor J. Koningsberger Building, Room KBG-224
Budapestlaan 4a-b, 3584 CD
Jan Harteman is a passionate ornithologist and teacher at Aeres MBO Barneveld. In the late 1990s, he started Harteman Wildfowl, an organization aimed at breeding endangered waterfowl for conservation purposes, all from his own backyard. What started out as a hobby grew into a lifelong passion for waterfowl and their conservation, contributing to knowledge, education and conservation of these special birds.
In his lecture, Jan will tell you all about his personal mission, what waterfowl exactly are and what it entails to breed them in huge aviaries in your own backyard!
The evening will be preceded and concluded by a fun educational quiz about waterfowl. After Jan's lecture, there will also be some time for asking questions and for a discussion of the topic.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bringing your own cup would be highly appreciated.
18:45 Doors open
19:00 Introductory quiz and start lecture
20:50 Final quiz
21:15 End lecture