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Individual Memberships

SER and our members are addressing issues such as climate change, desertification, land and water degradation, and the associated loss of sustainable livelihoods. With more than 2,400 members and partners in over 70 countries, the Society is committed to providing you with access to the tools, content, professional development and more to make sure you have the resources you need to conduct your critically important work.

No matter where you are in your career, from just taking your training wheels off to senior scientist, we encourage you to engage with SER. You will absolutely gain more than you give!

    Networking
  • Connect with your fellow restoration professionals through SER’s community forums. Many of your colleagues have faced the same questions and challenges as you and can advise and help you find solutions.
  • As a member of SER you’ll receive significantly discounted rates to SER’s World Conferences as well as discounts to our Chapter conferences.
  • Complimentary Membership with one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections gives you access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, networking opportunities and more offered through these groups.

  • Professional Development
  • Advance your career through our continuing education programs, certification and more.
  • Access to SER’s jobs board as well as discounts on job postings and free postings for internship opportunities in SER’s Career Center.

  • Resources
  • Subscription to SERNews, SER’s bi-monthly member e-newsletter.
  • 35% discount on all John Wiley and Son’s book publications and 25% discount on all Island Press Books, including titles in the SER-Island Press Book Series.
  • $85 for a one-year subscription -- 6 issues -- to Restoration Ecology, SER’s online peer-reviewed journal (normal rate $155)
  • Opportunity to feature your work on the SER website through free postings to the events calendar and the Restoration Project Showcase.

  • Global Impact
  • Your membership allows SER to participate in numerous IUCN commissions and initiatives
  • With your support SER is able to work with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to provide capacity-building support for policymakers and implementing agencies as they develop national programs to restore degraded lands and to meet international restoration targets and obligations.
  • Members enable SER to work with the UN Convention on Combating Desertification, the CBD and others to guide countries/national governments in the development of short-term action plans for ecosystem restoration as a critical next step in achieving Aichi Target 15.)
Annual Membership Fee
$65 ($25 for low income countries)
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SER knows it’s critically important to nurture the passion and interest of our next generation of restoration ecologists. Equally important, you bring innovative ideas and practices to the field that benefits all members of the Society.

    Networking
  • Connect with other budding restoration professionals as well as our seasoned members through SER’s community forums
  • As a member of SER you’ll receive significantly discounted rates to SER’s World Conferences as well as discounts to our Chapter conferences.
  • Complimentary Membership with one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections gives you access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, networking opportunities to help build and nurture your interest in a career in ecological restoration.

  • Professional Development
  • Advance your career through our continuing education programs, certification and more.
  • Access to SER’s jobs board as well as discounts on job postings and free postings for internship opportunities in SER’s Career Center.

  • Resources
  • Subscription to SERNews, SER’s bi-monthly member e-newsletter.
  • 35% discount on all John Wiley and Son’s book publications and 25% discount on all Island Press Books, including titles in the SER-Island Press Book Series.
  • $85 for a one-year subscription -- 6 issues -- to Restoration Ecology, SER’s online peer-reviewed journal (normal rate $155)
  • Opportunity to feature your work on the SER website through free postings to the events calendar and the Restoration Project Showcase.

  • Global Impact
  • Your membership allows SER to participate in numerous IUCN commissions and initiatives
  • With your support SER is able to work with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to provide capacity-building support for policymakers and implementing agencies as they develop national programs to restore degraded lands and to meet international restoration targets and obligations.
  • Members enable SER to work with the UN Convention on Combating Desertification, the CBD and others to guide countries/national governments in the development of short-term action plans for ecosystem restoration as a critical next step in achieving Aichi Target 15.)
Annual Membership Fee
$25
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It has been a sometimes challenging, yet rewarding career in the field of ecological restoration and now it’s time for a well-earned retirement. Just because you’ve stepped away from the day to day, doesn’t mean you need to step away from a membership with SER. You bring a lifetime of experience that other SER members can benefit from and you can continue to help the Society make a difference on the world stage.

 

  • SER’s community forums give you the ability to connect with restoration professionals and students. You bring a life time of experience to the Society that you can share with our members who have questions you can answer and are facing the challenges you’ve been able to navigate.
  • Complimentary Membership with one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections gives you access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, and networking opportunities to connect with fellow members and share your experience.
  • $85 for a one-year subscription -- 6 issues -- to Restoration Ecology, SER’s online peer-reviewed journal (normal rate $155)
  • Subscription to SERNews, SER’s bi-monthly member newsletter.
  • 35% discount on all John Wiley and Son’s book publications and 25% discount on all Island Press Books, including titles in the SER-Island Press Book Series.
  • Your membership allows SER to participate in numerous IUCN commissions and initiatives
  • With your support SER is able to work with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to provide capacity-building support for policymakers and implementing agencies as they develop national programs to restore degraded lands and to meet international restoration targets and obligations.
  • Members enable SER to work with the UN Convention on Combating Desertification, the CBD and others to guide countries/national governments in the development of short-term action plans for ecosystem restoration as a critical next step in achieving Aichi Target 15.)
Annual Membership Fee
$25
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If you'd like to make a bigger impact with the Society consider becoming a Friend of SER. Here you can help SER advance the science, practice and policy of ecological restoration. Our publication of new International Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration is a great example of what we can do with your support.

    Networking
  • Connect with other budding restoration professionals as well as our seasoned members through SER’s community forums
  • As a member of SER you’ll receive significantly discounted rates to SER’s World Conferences as well as discounts to our Chapter conferences.
  • Complimentary Membership with one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections gives you access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, networking opportunities to help build and nurture your interest in a career in ecological restoration.

  • Professional Development
  • Advance your career through our continuing education programs, certification and more.
  • Access to SER’s jobs board as well as discounts on job postings and free postings for internship opportunities in SER’s Career Center.

  • Resources
  • Complimentary one-year subscription -- 6 issues -- to Restoration Ecology, SER’s online peer-reviewed journal.
  • Subscription to SERNews, SER’s bi-monthly member e-newsletter.
  • 35% discount on all John Wiley and Son’s book publications and 25% discount on all Island Press Books, including titles in the SER-Island Press Book Series.
  • Opportunity to feature your work on the SER website through free postings to the events calendar and the Restoration Project Showcase.

  • Global Impact
  • Your membership allows SER to participate in numerous IUCN commissions and initiatives
  • With your support SER is able to work with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to provide capacity-building support for policymakers and implementing agencies as they develop national programs to restore degraded lands and to meet international restoration targets and obligations.
  • Members enable SER to work with the UN Convention on Combating Desertification, the CBD and others to guide countries/national governments in the development of short-term action plans for ecosystem restoration as a critical next step in achieving Aichi Target 15.)
Annual Membership Fee
$300
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If you've been a long-time member of SER or even if you're new to the Society but you feel a deep commitment to ecological restoration, consider a Lifetime Membership. As a Lifetime Member, you provide both human investment and financial investment in SER for the long term, and we truly appreciate it!

    Networking
  • Connect with other budding restoration professionals as well as our seasoned members through SER’s community forums
  • As a member of SER you’ll receive significantly discounted rates to SER’s World Conferences as well as discounts to our Chapter conferences.
  • Complimentary Membership with one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections gives you access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, networking opportunities to help build and nurture your interest in a career in ecological restoration.

  • Professional Development
  • Advance your career through our continuing education programs, certification and more.
  • Access to SER’s jobs board as well as discounts on job postings and free postings for internship opportunities in SER’s Career Center.

  • Resources
  • Lifetime subscription to Restoration Ecology, SER’s online peer-reviewed journal.
  • Subscription to SERNews, SER’s bi-monthly member e-newsletter.
  • 35% discount on all John Wiley and Son’s book publications and 25% discount on all Island Press Books, including titles in the SER-Island Press Book Series.
  • Opportunity to feature your work on the SER website through free postings to the events calendar and the Restoration Project Showcase.

  • Global Impact
  • Your membership allows SER to participate in numerous IUCN commissions and initiatives
  • With your support SER is able to work with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to provide capacity-building support for policymakers and implementing agencies as they develop national programs to restore degraded lands and to meet international restoration targets and obligations.
  • Members enable SER to work with the UN Convention on Combating Desertification, the CBD and others to guide countries/national governments in the development of short-term action plans for ecosystem restoration as a critical next step in achieving Aichi Target 15.)
Annual Membership Fee
$1,500
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