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

SER awards funding to brazilian restoration program

SER and the Sociedade Brasileira de Restauração Ecológica, awarded R$10,000.00 to the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation to support ongoing restoration work in Brazil’s vast Cerrado biome. 


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Join SER's Levi Wickwire for a tour of the RRC, including an overview of its history as well as a tutorial of how to search and submit resources to the database.


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30th birthday

For the past 30 years, SER has harnessed the knowledge and dedication of practioners and scientists to restore our planet. Help us celebrate our 30th birthday and donate today!



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

Now available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and Korean.


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Featured Article

From the March issue of Restoration Ecology. Much of the practice of restoration is conducted by businesses - understanding these businesses adds an important perspective in the complex dynamics of socio-ecological systems. 

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Read the quarterly member newsletter from SER: "Forest Landscape Restoration." With contributed articles, Society News, and Restoration Ecology Staff Picks!

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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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