Anamalai Rainforest Restoration Program

Restoration project showcase

The Society for Ecological Restoration has defined restoration as the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.

Here is what many degraded sites look like today Here is what they need to look like (restoration benchmarks)

Herbaceous, weedy understorey

Rainforest understorey

Degraded open canopy

Rainforest canopy

Regenerating forest

Mature forest

Open canopy

Regenerating canopy

Mature rainforest canopy