SER Guidelines for Ecological Restoration

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Society for Ecological Restoration International: Guidelines for Developing and Managing Ecological Restoration Projects    Society for Ecological Restoration International Andre Clewell¹, John Rieger², and John Munro³ (2nd Edition, December 2005) copyright 2005   The SER Guidelines are available in English, Portuguese, and Italian.   Co... read more

Adoption of SER Primer's Definition of ER

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The following NGOs, academic institutions, and government agencies have adopted the SER Primer's definition of ecological restoration: Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. Auckland Regional Council Bank of Natural Capital (Part of the TEEB Study) British... read more

An Introduction to Restoration Genetics

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NEW SER Book: Tidal Marsh Restoration- A Synthesis of Science and Practice

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Tidal Marsh Restoration by Charles T. Roman and David M. Burdick is the latest title in the SER-Island Press book series The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration. The book provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. Compiling a synthesizes and interpretation of the current state of kno... read more

SER, SCB, and ASM, Offer their Expertise to Move Mexican Wolf Recovery Forward

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SER, along with the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) and the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM), sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 20th offering their expertise to the recovery of the highly endangered Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). Current recovery efforts are still being guided by a plan from 1982, and the three scientific societies are urging the... read more

SER, SCB, and ASM, Offer their Expertise to Move Mexican Wolf Recovery Forward

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SER, along with the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) and the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM), sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 20th offering their expertise to the recovery of the highly endangered Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). Current recovery efforts are still being guided by a plan from 1982, and the three scientific societies are urging the FWS ... read more

Nature and Its Role in the Transition to a Green Economy: A Contribution to Rio +20

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This contribution to the Rio+20 agenda from The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity (TEEB), and reviewed and contributed to by Sasha Alexander and James Aronson from SER, highlights the role of nature in the transition towards a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. read more

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 brief wetland... read more

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