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SER's 7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration
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SER's 7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration took place in Iguassu, Brazil and was an overwhelming success! More than one thousand delegates joined us for five days of amazing plenary talks, oral presentations, field trips, networking and so much more. The conference provided a dynamic and engaging platform for knowledge sharing among not only scientists and practitioners, but also the many other stakeholders involved with ecological restoration. The delegates left feeling inspired by what they heard, saw and all the people they met.

SER's incredible conference partners, the Brazilian Society for Restoration Ecology (SOBRE), and Iberoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration (SIACRE), contributed greatly to the success of SER2017. This conference would not have been possible without their hard work and support.

 

SER2017 Conference Program
Information about the conference program, plenary speakers, sessions and more is available on the the SER2017 conference website
Plenary Sessions
This year SER streamed many of the plenary sessions via Facebook Live. These videos are now available on our website.
SER2017 Awards
SER Awards have been the highlight of our World Conferences since 1994. The Society owes gratitude to the first Awards Committee Chair, Karl Smith, and his founding committee members, for developing this excellent program of recognition. This pdf features features the special achievements of the individuals and organizations we honored at SER2017.
SER2017 Call to Action
Delegates from  55 countries joined together to deliver a powerful message at SER's World Conference in Brazil:  Stop ecological degradation and restore ecosystems.  Now is the time to fulfill the promise of ecological restoration.  Click here to read the full conference statement.
Translated Editions of The Standards and Ecological Restoration
SER debuted editions of the International Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration in both Spanish and Portuguese at the conference.  We also partnered with Island Press to debut e-book editions of Ecological Restoration in Spanish and Portuguese. Restauración Ecológica and Restauração Ecológica are available on the Island Press website.
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