SER Co-Sponsors EcoSummit

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On September 30 through October 5, the world's most respected minds in ecological science will gather at EcoSummit 2012 in Columbus, Ohio to discuss restoration the planet's ecosystem. SER is excited to participate as a sponsor in the first conference ever linking the Ecological Society of America (ESA), the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL), and the Society for Ecologic... read more

SER Comments on Draft Policy on Interpretation of Phrases in Definitions from the US Endangered Species Act

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On March 8, 2012, SER submitted public comments to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on their draft policy on the interpretation of key definitions in the Endangered Species Act. This policy has implications for the restoration of species and their habitats across borders with Canada and Mexico. To read our comments and suggestion... read more

SER Comments on Draft Policy on Interpretation of Phrases in Definitions from the US Endangered Species Act

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On March 8, 2012, SER submitted public comments to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on their draft policy on the interpretation of key definitions in the Endangered Species Act. This policy has implications for the restoration of species and their habitats across borders with Canada and Mexico. For more information Click Here read more

Conservation Magazine

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Conservation Magazine is an independent magazine dedicated to changing the conversation about what it means to be “green.” The magazine  explores the familiar topics of mass extinction, overpopulation, and resource depletion and focuses on sharing success stories about smart science and technological solutions to the major environmental problems of our time. Each issue draws u... read more

SER Ambassador, Keith Bowers, represents SER at International Seminar in North Korea

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SER Ambassador, Keith Bowers, recently represented the Society at a 3-day International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration in the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea. SER was grateful to have had the opportunity to donate much needed titles from our book series, the Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration, as well as copies of our SER primer on ecological restoration. Cl... read more

SER Joins the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation (GPPC)

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The partnership aims to provide a framework to facilitate harmony between existing plant conservation initiatives, identify gaps where new initiatives are required, and promote mobilization of the necessary resources. The partnership also promotes the implementation of the CBD's Global Strategy for Plant Conservation and in particular the 2020 Targets where restoration projects and programs are... read more

SER Supports NRDA Trustee Phase 1 Early Restoration Plan

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On February 14th SER submitted a letter of support, with suggestions, to the NRDA Trustees for the Phase 1 Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment associated with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. To read our letter of support, Click Here. To find out more about the NRDA early restoration process, Click Here. read more

SER Strengthens Ties to the Ramsar Secretariat

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SER signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ramsar Secretariat this month to formalize collaborations between the two groups. Click hereto learn how this partnership affects the field of restoration. read more

Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas – Comments Invited

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SER, in partnership with Parks Canada and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas is pleased to invite you to comment on the draft document Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas: Principles, guidelines and best practice. This consultation draft, which has been prepared by a 23-member Task Force with input from many other experts around the world, is intended to guide the eff... read more

SER Partners with the Satoyama Initiative at CBD SBSTTA15

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“Restoring Life – Challenges and Hopes in Ecosystem Restoration and Potential Role of the CBD” was co-hosted by the CBD Secretariat, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) on 8 November 2011. Click here to view the presentations on the restoration of rice paddies and biodiversity after the Great East Japan... read more