News & Updates

CONGRATULATIONS! Erik Brinkman Executive MBA Valedictorian

Jun
30
Jun
30

CONGRATULATIONS to Erik Brinkman, our Chief Administrative Officer, who completed his SFU Beedie School of Business, Executive MBA! And double congratulations on being nominated Valedictorian of the 2021 SFU Business Faculty Graduates for his academic achievements.

Brinkman Signs Sustainability Partnerships in Colombia with Coolechera and CATIE

Jun
7
Jun
7

Brinkman Colombia partners with Coolechera, the largest milk producer cooperative in the Atlantic Region, and CATIE, the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center, to strengthen climate enhanced silvopasture farming practices with farmers for the Colombian Caribbean. 

Dirk Brinkman Scheduled as the Keynote Speaker at Forests Ontario’s 2021 Conference on Reforestation in Canada

Jan
30
Jan
30
Masters of the "Bushido" Tree-Planting Technique

Read the story here.

 

Forest Foods Featured in The Narwhal

Jan
22
Jan
22

A B.C. Indigenous group has been working to bring its territory back to life and create a replicable model for restoration following the devastating 2017 Elephant Hill fire. But it can take a century for forests to recover and climate change adds to the timeline.

Brinkman featured on CBC News

Oct
17
Oct
17

"It’s a great time to be a tree planter, as there is a huge need to reforest areas harvested and burned down by wildfires"

It takes the stamina of an athlete to run up the side of a steep mountain the way Lann Dickson does.

Brinkman Featured in The Guardian Article: Reviving Land Makes Businesses Grow

Feb
15
Feb
15

"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

Jan
30
Jan
30

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 features the forest restoration work we do.

Brinkman Profiled in New WRI & TNC Report: “The Business of Growing Trees”

Jan
24
Jan
24

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

Pound 4 Pemba 2017: Thank You Planters for the Biggest Year Yet!

Nov
12
Nov
12

2017 was another landmark year for the Pound 4 Pemba fundraiser. This year 332 planters, staff, and supervisors donated all or a portion of their day's earnings to help vulnerable communities on the Island of Pemba adapt and thrive in the face climate change.

Women’s Empowerment is Critical to the Fight Against Climate Change in Tanzania

Oct
30
Oct
30
Salume Khamis with her new water tank. Water security is critically important to ensure farmers can grow food throughout the year, increasing food security and resilience to climate change.

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