December 5, 2018

Announcing the Opening of Camp Via Organica!

As part of a global campaign, Ecosystem Restoration Camps is teaming up with Regeneration International’s Mexico project, Via Organica, to develop a model for how farmers in semi-arid regions can sequester carbon from the atmosphere, restore soil fertility, improve rainfall […]
December 5, 2018

Camp Altiplano Fall Update

The weather may be turning cold and wet and the days getting shorter but Camp Altiplano is still a hive of activity. Here are a few highlights from the last couple of months and news about our plans for the […]
November 12, 2018

Camp Altiplano Restoration Plan

After more than a year of restoration work at Camp Altiplano, we are proud of what we have accomplished so far, and actively planning how we can accomplish more looking forward.  Read more in our Camp Altiplano Restoration Plan: The […]
November 12, 2018

Camp Altiplano Annual Report Published

We are very pleased to share the 2017 – 2018 Annual Report from Camp Altiplano detailing the incredible work which has been accomplished over the past year.
August 20, 2018

Crowdsourcing for Camp Altiplano – what can you contribute?

Camp Altiplano is blooming into life, and in order to fully run as a camp for large groups, we are in need for following items.   Can you offer any of the following items to support the growth of the […]
March 27, 2018

ERC Publishes 2017 Annual Report

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 […]
July 24, 2017
Altiplano Camp self-sufficiency

Permaculture farming and livelihood

There has been a lot of recent discussion about permaculture and livelihoods, especially as regards food growing, self-sufficiency and also being able to make some money. In early 2017 I volunteered at a smallholding in Venezuela, where these questions are […]
July 11, 2017
healthy and unhealthy soils compared

It’s the organic matter that really matters

Over years and decades of studying ecology and climate related subjects I’ve come to understand that it is the percentages and total amounts of vegetation and the percentages and total amounts of organic matter in the soils that are the […]