June 27, 2017

Illuminating Fragility

While doing a plant species inventory out here in Ecosystems Restorations Camp, Spain, we often stop by our lowlands to observe the small frogs living in the remaining water. While idling next to the reeds we discuss the terraforming that […]
June 24, 2017

What does dance have to do with restoration?

Before arriving here at La Junquera, the first ecosystem restoration camp here in Spain I had the opportunity to spend some time with dancer Vitoria Kotsalou and choreographer Michael Klein, in Athens, Greece. Their work focuses on the somatic expressions […]
June 19, 2017

Playing with mud

While planting a wisteria by the chicken coup with Adam and Ricardo, I witnessed micro erosion event take place. The wisteria was planted inside a circular dam and while filling it with water a portion of the wall collapsed followed […]
June 12, 2017
Altiplano camper

Robin Woolner – A Personal Statement

I am here because I believe that humanity can create on a greater capacity than it can destroy. And to this end I would identify as an ecologist from the Gregory Bateson tradition, meaning that I view the relationships of […]
June 10, 2017

The Gift of Time

I am one of four people who upon hearing the call of an ecosystem restoration camp immediately put everything in life aside and travelled to this disturbed landscape to embody this dream. It is an honor to be here and […]