A restored Trench landscape functioning at its ecological potential and thereby supporting: the native and historical matrix of trees, plants and animals; a sustainable forage resource for wild and domestic grazing ungulates; and the social, economic and cultural needs of stakeholders as they relate to the open range and open forests of the Trench.
 Progressively restore the designated 118,500 hectares of the Trench to an ecologically appropriate fire-maintenance condition by 2030, in accordance with tree stocking targets for open range and open forest sites.
 Maintain the restored 118,500 hectares in an open range or open forest condition in perpetuity.
The ER Program Steering Committee published its first strategic plan in 2000:
Blueprint for Action (PDF 0.2mb)
This was followed in 2006 with a revised strategy and a progress report on the ER Program's first 8 years:
Blueprint for Action 2006 (PDF 3.3mb)
Executive Summary (PDF 0.4mb)
ER Program updates were published in 2010:
Newsletter ER Update 2006-2009 (PDF 0.7mb)
Restoration News Summer 2011