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Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner Program

SER's ecological restoration practitioner certification program encourages a high professional standard for those who are designing, implementing, overseeing, and monitoring restoration projects throughout the world.

SER is not currently accepting CERP and CERPIT applications. The next application period will be open from January 15 through March 16, 2018.

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Program Goals and Benefits

Find out more about the certification types and program goals

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Governance and Administration

Learn about the program administration and standing committees.

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List of Approved CERPs and CERPITs

Search and explore the list of current CERPs and CERPITs

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Frequently Asked Questions 

Have a question? Check out some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Application Requirements and Checklists

Learn more about the program requirements and fees

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Start YOUR CERP or CERPIT Application 

The next application window will open January 15, 2018

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Continuing Education Requirements

Find out more about the continuing education requirements.

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Organizers get events pre-approved. CERPs/CERPITs get credit for CECs.

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Media and Outreach Materials

Program fact sheets, presentations, archived webinars, and press releases.

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If you have additional questions email our Certification Program Coordinator.

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