Inspiration is one of the 4 returns of landscape restoration as defined in the 4 returns framework. But what is inspiration? When can we say that inspiration has returned in a landscape? Can it be measured?

This short article dives into research on the concept of inspiration, providing answers to the why, how, and what of considering inspiration in a landscape restoration approach.

This tool is part of the 4 Returns impact framework. You can find the 4 Returns ‘impact in practice’ guidebook and related tools here.