NEW SER Series Title - Project Planning & Management for Ecological Restoration

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By John Rieger, John Stanley, and Ray Traynor Concern over climate change and the ongoing challenges of managing degraded ecosystems have made the field of ecological restoration a growing focus in the agendas of national and international conservation organizations, including the United Nations. The problems facing us are both complex and urgent, and effective solutions are needed. Pro... read more

2015 SER Awards - Call for Nominations Now Open

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The Awards Committee of the Society for Ecological Restoration is now soliciting nominations for the 2015 SER Awards, which will be presented at our 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration (SER2015) to be held in Manchester, England from August 23-27, 2015. Nominations can be submitted by both SER members and non-members, so we encourage you to forward this announcement to other colleagu... read more

SER2015 World Conference - Accepting Abstract Submissions

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The Society for Ecological Restoration is now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations at our 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration, to be held August 23-27, 2015 in Manchester, England. We welcome abstracts addressing any aspect of restoration science, practice or policy, especially those that directly relate to the conference theme, Towards Resilient Ecosystems: Restorin... read more

SER Seeks Executive Director - Applications Due by Nov. 14

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The Society is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The successful candidate will lead the Society in promoting the science and practice of ecological restoration. Primary responsibilities for this position are fundraising, representing the Society to global partners and the public, managing day-to-day operations and supervising a small office staff, and overseeing the S... read more

SER Sponsors KISR International Symposium on Native Plant Production in Kuwait

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The Society is pleased to announce that along with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) the Society for Ecological Restoration will co-sponsor The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) International Symposium on Native Plant Production in Kuwait, November 10-13, 2014. SER Chair, Dr. Cara Nelson, SER Pacific Regional Repres... read more

SER2015 World Conference - Call for Symposia, Workshops & Training Courses

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The call for proposals for Symposia, Workshops and pre-Conference Training Courses at SER's 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration is now open. SER2015 will be held in Manchester, England from August 23-27, 2015, with pre-Conference Training Courses taking place at Manchester Metropolitan University on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22.  The Conference theme i... read more

Survey on the State of Knowledge & Practice of Ecological Restoration

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SER is looking for input from ecological restoration practitioners, scientists, and knowledge holders on the development of a new SER publication. This publication will inform and influence others about the potential of ecological restoration to address the global challenges associated with ecosystem degradation and rapid environmental change. The target audience is someone without f... read more

Save the Date for SER2015 in Manchester, England

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Join us for SER2015 - 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration in Manchester, UK from August 23-37, 2015. The conference theme Towards Resilient Ecosystems: Restoring the Urban, the Rural and the Wild highlights the conference program focus on four key strands – science, culture, art and education – to explore the theme of resilience in urban, rural and wild co... read more

SER Co-Hosts the Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration

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SER joined forces with the leadership of the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) to host the Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration (CEER) from July 28–August 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference brought more than 650 attendees from 11 countries to the Crescent City and featured 380 oral presentations and 100 posters over four and a half days o... 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

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