News & Updates

Celebrating John Lawrence and Robyn Mooney

Nov
29
Nov
29

On October 3rd, Brinkman and Associates celebrated the careers and contributions of our departing OH&S Administrator Robyn Mooney and long-time COO John Lawrence, with a shared retirement party at VanDusen Gardens.

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

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

Flow State, Land Reconciliation, and Gratitude for 2017: Message from the CEO

Jan
1
Jan
1
Photo: New Millionaire Circle members, Heath Plummer, and Pete Scheiber with Dirk Brinkman (Kitty Ypma photobomb)    Gratitude for 2017: Dirk Brinkman's Christmas celebration speech  

Alex Robertson, An Account of Our Beloved Friend's Passing: An Unthinkable Threat to Planter Well-being

Mar
3
Mar
3

By Erik Brinkman

By now many of you know that our good friend and sage colleague Alex Robertson has recently passed away. As a community we are here supporting each other through the immense grief and shock ­­-- shock that BC’s opioid crisis could take someone from our midst who we never would have thought was vulnerable. I am writing this account to honour his memory by shedding some light on the details of the week surrounding his passing as best I can and perhaps his passing can be a learning event for us to help mitigate this tragedy from repeating itself.

Life First: Thank You for Looking After One Another in 2016

Dec
31
Dec
31

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.

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