Yale online tropical Asian restoration course – Apply today!

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Eli Terris

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Apr 12, 2019, 2:25:12 PM4/12/19
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Dear colleagues,

We are still accepting applications to the online course “Restoration Boot Camp for Tropical Asian Forests” offered by the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative at Yale University. The deadline to apply is April 15.

Description
The online 6-week “boot camp” teaches professionals the skills and knowledge to address complex social, ecological and monitoring aspects of managing tropical Asian forests.

Following the online course, there is a field week in Leyte, the Philippines, where participants will visit demonstration sites and practice skills in field exercises.

Online course, April 22 to June 2, 2019
• Week 1: Tropical forest ecology, disturbance and regeneration potential
• Week 2: Strategies to catalyze restoration in the tropics
• Week 3: Integration of restoration and production goals
• Week 4: Social aspects of restoration
• Week 5: Monitoring and evaluation of restoration projects
• Week 6: Development of a restoration management plan

Field week, June 17 to June 22, 2019
• Day 1: Introduction to the biodiversity of the Philippines and Rainforestation
• Day 2: Phenological observation of indigenous tree species, nursery establishment and seedling production
• Day 3: Site assessment, establishing a Rainforestation site and monitoring
• Day 4: Refining restoration plans with lessons learned from the VSU experience

Organizational discount: 10% off when 3+ individuals from the same organization enroll in the course and 15% off for 5+ individuals.
Group discount: 10% off when 3+ individuals from different organizations enroll in the course as a “group” and 15% off for 5+ participants.
Partial individual scholarships are available on a limited and selective basis.

Applications close April 15, 2019. Click here for more information (https://bit.ly/2JjsNj0) and here to apply (https://bit.ly/2ua0aKF). Questions? Contact eli.t...@yale.edu.

ELTI is an initiative of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies created with the generous support of Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
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