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 impacts.

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.


03/10/2015 | Iberoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration 4th Congress Website

10/12/2014 | La Estrella de Panamá

ELTI Events

January 10-16, 2016

Coming soon!

Ecosystem Services and Tropical Forest Restoration

Agua Salud Project Site, Province of Colón, Panamá

May 18-22, 2015