SER Student Video Contest - Due September 3

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This year SER and Island Press are pleased to partner with SER Northwest and SER Great Basin in our 2nd annual “Why Restore?” student video contest.  This is an exciting opportunity for students to develop their skills and share their enthusiasm for restoration. The winner will be announced at the SER Northwest/Great Basin Joint Confer... read more

Registration Open for SER's CEER 2014 Conference

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Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration (CEER) When: July 28-August 1, 2014 Where: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Registration for SER's Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration (CEER) is now open! Register by May 1st Early Bird Deadline and save $100. CLICK HERE to REGISTER NOW CEER Program & Events In addition to our exciting program, there are nu... read more

Update on the SER Practitioner Certification Program

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The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) has released a one-page update on its development of a professional certification program for practitioners of ecological restoration.  Read the update here. read more

SER Congratulates Parks Canada for Restoring Ecological Integrity in its National Parks

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  The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) would like to congratulate Parks Canada for its world-leading work in establishing and managing protected areas, and particularly for its successes in restoring the ecological integrity of Canada’s national parks. The recent Parks Canada publication, Action on the Ground III is an inspiring testament to what can be achieved thr... read more

SER Student Association Program Re-Launched!

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SER’s Student Association Program provides an opportunity for students interested in ecological restoration and related fields to become involved in SER’s global network, participate in SER conferences and events, and take advantage of SER resources. Organized and run entirely by the students themselves, student associations – previously known as student guilds &... read more

SER Launches the SER Member Directory

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SER Announces the Launch of the Member Directory SER is pleased to announce the launch of SER's brand new Member Directory! The Member Directory is a member-only benefit which gives members access to a dynamic online community focused on ecological restoration.  About The Member Directory    The Member Directory gives members access to a number of exciting functio... read more

SER Publishes Information Notes for Convention on Biological Diversity COP11

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The Society for Ecological Restoration, in collaboration with our global partners, has published three Information Notes for the upcoming meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in India. The 11th meeting of the Conference of the to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in Hyderabad, India October 8-19 2012. We expect that these documents will provide the fo... read more

SER Announces Release of "Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas: Principles, Guidelines and Best Practices"

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The Society for Ecological Restoration announced the release of “Ecological Restoration for Protected Areas: Principles, Guidelines and Best Practices” at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea, on September 7, 2012.  This is the latest volume in the IUCN’s Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines series, recognized as a source of leading-edge guid... read more

Texas: Reforesting The Lost Pines: 4 Million Trees To Be Planted Over Five Years To Repair Fire Scar

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Whether the 33,000-acre fire scar in the Lost Pines will become a pine forest again remains an open question, and the answer rests largely on whether landowners decide to participate in the most ambitious reforestation effort Central Texas has seen. Putting the forest right again will require millions of dollars, millions of pine seedlings, years of planting - and perhaps most important, cooper... read more

India: Plan To Restore Pachnada River Health

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Yamuna, the largest tributary of the Ganga river, is all set to get an "eco health" revamp in the region, courtesy UK-based Thames River Restoration Trust (TRRT) and a number of local organizations working in the field of eco-restoration of waterbodies. WWF India has also been working to help restore the lower Yamuna to benefit the people and wildlife as part of the "Thames and Ganges Twinning ... read more