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ELTI Online Course

The Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will be  be offering an online course open for public enrollment entitled, “Tropical Forest Restoration in Human-Dominated Landscapes.” Application deadline is September 1, 2017

ELTI invites participants to explore the social, biological, and political processes that shape reforestation and forest restoration in tropical regions. This course is designed for a diverse audience, including management professionals, policy makers, mid-career practitioners and others involved with natural resource management, land use decision-making, forest finance, or landscape restoration. This course will feature Yale professor, Dr. Mark Ashton, as well as a suite of other Yale Professors, Yale Alumni, and international case studies by diverse partners working in tropical Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

English Language

Duration: 6 weeks

September 25 - November 5, 2017

6-8 hours/week

$1,300 USD - Regular Registration

*Limited partial scholarships up to $600 available based on demonstrated need.

For additional information or to register click here.

This course was approved for 25 continuing education credits under SER’s Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP) program.

For questions or additional information about the course, please contact:

ELTI also periodically offers other online courses with full scholarships available for practitioners who are citizens of a tropical country AND currently working in the tropics. If that is of interest to you, we encourage you to check out our webpage: and to fill out the the "online program interest form" to be notified about our future courses with full scholarships.