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Four core courses, each with eight weeklong modules containing educational content and assignments for you to learn and practice skills. One yearlong capstone project course, which contains educational content and assignments along with detailed guidance and expert feedback for you to develop an implementable project plan. One optional field course, which includes site visits, field exercises and teamwork so you can apply what you learned online into practice on the ground.

Program Takeaways

  • Tropical forest landscape conservation and restoration offers an opportunity to address pressing environmental and social challenges. Effective conservation and restoration initiatives support multiple objectives, including ecosystem functioning, climate
  • In this yearlong program, participants will learn to design, implement and monitor effective conservation and restoration initiatives. Initiatives can be projects, policies, business plans and programs at any scale.
  • This program builds upon the expertise of Yale School of the Environment’ faculty and ELTI’s extensive training experience and network throughout the tropics. Participants will gain knowledge, practice skills and apply concepts to their own work and conte
  • Advance your career and achieve results for conservation and livelihoods from anywhere in the world.
May 17, 2021 to May 1, 2022


Online (5-6 hours a week) and option to attend a weeklong immersion. Application is open for 2022-2023.

1 year
Tuition: $6,000; Optional field course: $2,000
English, Spanish
Non-Credit Certificate