Ecological Restoration: The process of assisting the recovery of an
ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.

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We proudly invite you to Cape Town for the 8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration from 24-28 September. The conference theme is Restoring Land, Water & Community Resilience. Find out important deadlines and registration information on the SER2019 website.


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This joint webinar between SERCAL and SER will discuss dam removal processes and will look in depth at the Klamath Dam Removal project, which will begin in 2020 and is the largest dam removal and river restoration project in U.S. history.


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Become a Member

Members receive access to the tools, information, and professional network needed to support this critically important work. We offer individual memberships for all career stages and bundled memberships for businesses and organizations.

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Join Our Team

SER is accepting applications for a Program Associate position. This position will provide support to SER programs and chapters. Applicants should have non-profit experience and an understanding of natural sciences / ecological restoration. 

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current research

SER's scientific and technical peer-reviewed journal fosters the exchange of ideas among the many disciplines involved in the process of ecological restoration. An online subscription is now included with all memberships.  (Member access)

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Search SER's databases of restoration projects, publications, and firms. Add your resources or get your company listed. 

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Our Mission

SER advances the science, practice and policy of ecological restoration to sustain biodiversity, improve resilience in a changing climate, and re-establish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.

Our Vision

Ecological restoration becomes a fundamental component of conservation and sustainable development programs throughout the world by virtue of its inherent capacity to provide people with the opportunity to not only repair ecological damage, but also improve the human condition.

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