• Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
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  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    © Saskia Santamaria
  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    @ Eva Garen
  • Empowering people to conserve and restore tropical forests
    © Michiel van Breugel

Empowering People
to Restore and Conserve Tropical Forests

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

ELTI Locations

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

ELTI News

03/07/2016 | California Academy of Sciences

02/14/2016 | California Academy of Sciences - Science News

ELTI Events

October 1-November 20, 2016

Coming soon!

September 25-30, 2016

Coming soon!

Ecological Restoration Strategies for Cattle Ranching Landscapes of the Azuero

ELTI Focal Training Sites Azuero (Province of Los Santos, Panama) Agua Salud Project (Province of Colon, Panama)

September 8-9, 2016

Coming soon!

August 15- September 25, 2016
August 15- September 25, 2016