Recent updates from Camp Altiplano

September 7, 2018

Camp Altiplano Restoration Report: Year One 2017-18

We are pleased to share with you the Camp Altiplano Restoration Report: Year One 2017-18 The amazing team at Camp Altiplano has accomplished an incredible in amount in the camp’s first year of operation and restoration.  Read more in the detailed […]
September 6, 2018

News From Camp Altiplano July + August

It’s been a busy couple of months at Ecosystem Restoration Camp Altiplano. More than twenty volunteers have helped out over the course of July and August so we’ve been able to get a lot done! Restoration July marked the first […]
August 20, 2018

Join the Re-Generation Festival! 28 , 29 and 30 September 2018 in La Junquera, Spain

Re-Generation Festival: plant, dance, regenerate, restore! From 28 – 30 September Ecosystem Restoration Camp Altiplano and La Junquera village will set the scene for the sparkling new Re-Generation festival. This ‘party with a purpose’ will leave the land and people […]
June 10, 2018

Composting at Camp Altiplano

The glowing rays of the dawn steal through the window. Between our beds, a roommate is quietly doing her yoga, saluting the rising of the sun. I lie there for a minute, before tugging myself out of bed and turning […]
April 11, 2018

#LetsRestore: Funding Report

Ecosystem Restoration Camp’s first ever crowdfunding campaign, #LetsRestore, galvanised momentum across the world to crowdsource funding for ecosystem restoration. Our aim was to raise 55,000 euros to undertake the initial processes needed to restore the land and continue to build […]
March 13, 2018

Construction at Camp Altiplano: An Account

It’s six in the morning. I woke up to the sound of the wind slamming the bathroom door. The window doesn’t close, so with heavy wind the door becomes its plaything. My first thought on waking up is the yurt […]
December 14, 2017

Camp Altiplano Volunteer Experience

A week has passed since my adventure in La Muela, an impressive mountain in the south of Spain, near Veléz-Blanco. For three weeks I participated in a reforestation project that was co-organized by Ecosystem Restoration Camps (ERC) and Alvelal while […]
November 6, 2017

Experiencing a Healthy Ecosystem in the Spanish Altiplano

I have been in the remote area of the Murcian Altiplano for two months. It has been a life changing experience, living in an area so degraded. Every day the sheep walk past our bedroom window, followed closely by a […]
September 13, 2017

Arriving at Camp: First Impressions

During my first day at the first Ecosystem Restoration Camp in the Altiplano of Murcia, Spain, I spent a lot of it open-mouthed. I am in awe of the beauty of the place, despite how painfully noticeable the degradation is. […]
July 3, 2017
Camper weeding at camp altiplano,an Ecosystem Restoration Camp

The Joy of Weeding

I like weeding. It gives you a chance to get up close and personal with your plants, see how they’re doing, which ones are growing well and which aren’t, and also to reflect, both on your immediate surroundings, and life […]