Empowering and Inspiring People to Conserve and Restore Native Tree Cover, Tropical Forests and Ecosystem Services

Our Mission

We connect the people who manage and impact human-dominated tropical landscapes with the knowledge, tools and resources to support their efforts to implement sustainable land-management practices. Learn about our approach.

Our Programs

Access cutting-edge research, hands-on experience and local wisdom for your conservation and restoration work.
Get world-renowned training from anywhere. Connect with a global network of scholars, professionals, and peers.
Find support to apply or share what you’ve learned from ELTI in the way that makes the most sense for your area.

Where We Work

Our field-based training events currently take place in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Learn more about where we work.

ELTI Events

October 26-30, 2015

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October 12 to November 22, 2015

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September 15-16, 2015 (International Seminar), September 17-20, 2015 (Field Training)

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July 27-31, 2015

Ecological Restoration Strategies for Cattle Ranching Landscapes of the Azuero

ELTI Focal Training Site, District of Pedasi, Province of Los Santos, Panama