Ecological Restoration: The process of assisting the recovery of an
ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.

International standards

This groundbreaking publications provides updated and expanded guidance on the practice of ecological restoration.

Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


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 new Database launched

SER is thrilled to announce the launch of the RRC, a database of projects and publications from around the world.

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2018 - 2020 Board 

SER is thrilled to announce our 2018 - 2020 Board of Directors. Find out about our incoming and re-elected directors here. Thank you to our members for nominating, running, and voting during this election. 

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SER is the only society dedicated to advancing the science, practice, and policy of ecological restoration. Join over 2,000 practitioners, researchers, academics, and policymakers!

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april webinar

Join us on April 3rd as SER's own Marcello de Vitis leads a discussion on connecting stakeholders and facilitating knowledge transfer in ecological restoration. 

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Our Mission

SER advances the science, practice and policy of ecological restoration to sustain biodiversity, improve resilience in a changing climate, and re-establish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.

Our Vision

Ecological restoration becomes a fundamental component of conservation and sustainable development programs throughout the world by virtue of its inherent capacity to provide people with the opportunity to not only repair ecological damage, but also improve the human condition.

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