Keenleyside, K.A., N. Dudley, S. Cairns, C.M. Hall and S. Stolton
This document is intended to guide the efforts of protected area managers and partner organizations aimed at restoring natural, cultural and other important values of protected areas. Restoration in and around protected areas is a key priority of the IUCN and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)’s Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA). The CBD PoWPA encourages States to: “Establish and implement measures for the rehabilitation and restoration of the ecological integrity of protected areas” (Section 1.5.3 of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas).