Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems

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Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
Empower 50+ communities restore their ecosystems
May 13, 2022

Ecosystem Restoration Camps Donor Report, May 2022

Camp Greenpop - Reforest Fest 2022
Camp Greenpop - Reforest Fest 2022
Dear Earth Restorers, 
We are thrilled to share with you some inspiring updates from the ecosystem restoration movement. Here are just some of the restoration projects and activities that YOUR generous support is making possible.  
 
The story of a regenerative African farm

Andrew Bowker from Camp Reedsdale Regeneration in South Africa is breaking with generations of farming tradition and boldly embracing a regenerative land management strategy, paving the way for other farmers in the drought-stricken area who are brave enough to follow in his footsteps. Read the blogpost here

 

Rainwater harvesting in the desert

Camp Khalifah in Mzouda, Morocco has finally experienced rainfall after a year-long drought. And, thanks to dedicated camp workers Lahcen and Moha, the camp was able to reap the benefits of the precious rainfall by capturing and redirecting its flow, slowing it down long enough to seep into the ground and benefit this very thirsty soil in dire need of a drink. The next step is to get trees planted along the swales. Step by step, with patience and dedication, Camp Khalifah is regreening this desert while improving local communities' livelihoods. 

 

Reforest Fest near the southern tip of Africa

Around 800 participants planted an astounding 5,064 trees in three days at Camp Greenpop's annual Autumn festival held in South Africa in early April. The fun-filled weekend included empowering workshops, talks and a line-up of South Africa's top musicians. Scroll through further snapshots from this event on Greenpop's Facebook page. Greenpop's next camp - Eden Festival of Action - is all set to take place in late September.

 

Reforestation Fireside Chats - Camp Desperto and Camp Doku in conversation with John D. Liu

Our founder, John Dennis Liu, has recently been in conversation with Ziyu Chan from Camp Doku, located in the Malaysian region of the island of Borneo, and with Gaby & Michel from Camp Desperto, located in Caçapava, Brazil. You can catch these recordings on our YouTube channel and hear how these camps are working to reforest their local region.

 

Fighting fire with cacti in Bolivia

Camp Chocaya in Bolivia, is making fire prevention a top priority by planting cacti to act as living buffers to brush fires. During the dry season, Lloque trees (Kageneckia lanceolata) - endangered in Bolivia and Peru - are especially susceptible to burning. So Camp Chocaya, along with 5 community volunteers are on a fire prevention mission by employing this innovative and environmentally sustainable solution. Even though the cacti won't reach full maturity for 5 years, they will still add value to many other ecosystem services.

 

THANK YOU - from all the Ecosystem Restoration Camps around the world - for being a part of our mighty movement.

If you haven’t already done so, please consider signing up for our newsletter so we can keep you more regularly updated with inspiring news coming from the camps. You will also receive invitations to our exclusive 'Fireside Chat' sessions which feature a different camp manager each month!

 

Together, we are restoring the earth.

 

With gratitude,

Cath, Cristina, and the Ecosystem Restoration Camps Team

Camp Khalifah - water infiltration
Camp Khalifah - water infiltration
Camp Reedsdale Regeneration - land management
Camp Reedsdale Regeneration - land management
Camp Chocaya - cactus planting in action
Camp Chocaya - cactus planting in action

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Location: Diepenveen, PD - Netherlands
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Project Leader:
Cristina Pianca
Joppe, Gelderland Netherlands
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