My name is Ashleigh and I have been involved with Ecosystem Restoration Camps (ERC) since it was an idea in John D. Liu’s head in 2016. Depressed and terrified about …
ecosystem restoration camp
We are sure you have been following the news with growing dismay about the forest fires around the world. California has featured heavily in the news. We are receiving alarming reports from our camps. Last week camp Farm of the Future in Brazil reported that 70% of the campsite has been devastated by a wildfire. This week we learned that
the people at Camp Hotlum in California are being evacuated, including our own John Liu
who has been at this camp for the past few months. The camps in Australia are also preparing for another fire season. We feel certain that the entire ERC community is
ready to contribute towards stopping these fires.
Ecovillages are regenerative human settlements that aim to redesign ecological, social and economic systems. These can be both new intentional communities, or traditional ones. Ecovillages, just like ecological restoration sites, are consciously designed with the help of holistic design processes such as permaculture, or regenerative design.
From February 21 to March 1, 2020, about 20 people, mainly from Mexico and North America, gathered at the Via Organica Ranch near San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico …