News & Updates
Brinkman Featured in The Guardian Article: Reviving Land Makes Businesses Grow
"Five years ago, Jurriann Ruys, a successful partner at management firm McKinsey in Amsterdam, did something his former colleagues could never have predicted. He quit, to help solve the problem of land degradation.
Brinkman Featured on Voice of America News: Clear-cuts to Rosewood
Voice of America journalist Steve Baragona just released an article and video on VOAnews.com, in the Science and Health Section, titled "Report Sees Profit in Restoring Degraded Land," which
Brinkman Profiled in New WRI & TNC Report: “The Business of Growing Trees”
Brinkman’s forest restoration work has been profiled in a new report released Jan 18th 2018 by World Resources Institute (WRI) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC
Flow State, Land Reconciliation, and Gratitude for 2017: Message from the CEO
Las plantaciones de teca en América Latina: Mitos y realidades
Dear All, Estimados,
Es un gran placer adjuntar un libro recientemente publicado por la FAO y CATIE a nivel internacional donde BARCA participo como autor o coautor (Clementino, Diego y mi persona) en dos capítulos.
Disfruten la lectura.
Life First: Thank You for Looking After One Another in 2016
Thank you for being with us in 2016. Thank you for taking care of each other. Thank you for being responsible for those who work with us and being responsible for our common environment, the living biosphere.
Trees as fountains in slow motion on UN’s International Day of Forests
March 20th is UN International Forest Day, a celebration of this world’s slow-flowing green fountains.
The First Planting Contract: Up The Wildhorse in 1970
By Dirk Brinkman
August 1970, fighting fire as a faller north of Golden, I strapped the slashing contractor whose crew started the fire onto the helicopter skid after a fallen tree cracked his cervical vertebrae-- wiring his hardhat to the stretcher basket as a windfairing to protect him on the long flight to Nelson over the Purcell Mountains. Nearly bankrupt for having to fight the fire with his whole crew on his payroll, he was worrying about the bill for all of the timber burnt when he had his accident. Later that week i took a fall climbing. At that moment I truly met Ted Davis, whose climbing caution i had initially misread as timidness, and suddenly realized was expertize.