SER Assists Ramsar on Understanding the Benefits of Wetland Restoration

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The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands asked SER’s Program Director, Sasha Alexander, to partner with the Society of Wetland Scientists on a paper (or “Briefing Note” in Convention Parlance) describing the potential benefits of wetland restoration. This Briefing Note, entitled The Benefits of Wetland Restoration, is now available on Ramsar’s website. It provides bri... read more

SER President Emeritus Honored

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SER President Emeritus, Andre Clewell, will be honored with the Western Reserve Academy's 2012 Edwards W. Morley Medal for his significant contributions to the field of science. A former student of the Academy, Clewell will return to the school to recieve the award at the Celebration of Excellence in the WRA Chapel on June 9. For More Information Click Here read more

SER President Emeritus Honored

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SER President Emeritus, Andre Clewell, will be honored with the Western Reserve Academy's 2012 Edwards W. Morley Medal for his significant contributions to the field of science. A former student of the Academy, Clewell will return to the school to recieve the award at the Celebration of Excellence in the WRA Chapel on June 9.  Click Here to read the full article. read more

New SER Membership Structure

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In an effort to streamline membership registration and provide better quality member services, the SER Board of Directors approved a new membership fee structure for the first time since 2005. The new membership structure will go into effect on June 1, 2012. Click here to read the full announcement. read more

SER Welcomes New Executive Director, Steve Bosak!

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SER is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Executive Director, Steve Bosak, who will begin May 4th, 2012. SER and its staff are excited to welcome Steve into his new position at the helm of the Society.   For more information on Steve and his background, Click Here. read more

SER-Australasia: Call for Workshop and Symposium Submissions - Due April 27

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SERA is looking for workshop and symposium organizers for their Inaugural Conference in November. All submissions are due by April 27, 2012. Click Here for full conference details. The SER-Australasia Inaugural Conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia, November 28-30, 2012.   read more

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