Stories help us envision the world we can create. They inspire us to celebrate and emulate the achievements of heroes.

ERA story tellers include:

  • John Liu, a television and video journalist who documented one of the biggest ecorestoration stories in history: the transformation of China’s Loess Plateau from desert to farmland. John is also founder of ERA member-organization Ecosystem Restoration Camps, and on the Advisory Board of EcoFlix, a streaming service available for free to educators, and soon to feature ERA content.
  • Judith Schwartz, author of numerous articles and three ground-breaking books about EcoRestoration.
  • Ananda Fitzsimmons author of the new book, Hydrate the Earth.
  • Zach Weiss of

Learn more about ERA storytellers below.