Monday, April 16, 2012

Rene Vendiola Wins Prestigious Award!

We are thrilled to announce that on March 22, 2012, Mr. Rene “Nong Ite” Vendiola won the prestigious Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) Award in the Exemplary Individual category for his work on Rainforestation in Negros Oriental, Philippines. Rene was selected among 300

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Visit to Más Bosques para Medellín Project

During a recent trip to Colombia, ELTI alumn Jaddy Toro guided ELTI staff on visit to the Más Bosques para Medellín project. As we visited different sites, she explained how she is now applying concepts learned in the ELTI-CIPAV course to improve plantation designs, favor

Friday, April 6, 2012

Inventory of Native Trees in Caquetá, Colombia

ELTI leaders, Oscar Tafur and Edwin Hurtado, recently launched their project to conduct a floristic inventory of native trees in Caquetá, Colombia, located at the transition between the Andean foothills and the Amazon region. Over the next 10 months they will focus on identifying native

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

ELTI Gathers Information for New Online Training Program

The Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) is developing a Web-Based Training and Certificate Program that aims to strengthen the capacity of students and field practitioners to design and implement forest conservation/restoration strategies.