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

International standards

This groundbreaking publications provides updated and expanded guidance on the practice of ecological restoration.

Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


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 new Database launched

SER is thrilled to announce the launch of the RRC, a database of projects and publications from around the world.

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2018 - 2020 Board 

SER is thrilled to announce our 2018 - 2020 Board of Directors. Find out about our incoming and re-elected directors here. Thank you to our members for nominating, running, and voting during this election. 

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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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SER Spotlight

SER 2017 World Conference

SER hosted its seventh biennial World Conference in Foz do Iguassu, ParanĂ¡, Brazil from 27 August to 1 September 2017 in partnership with the Brazilian Society for Ecological Restoration (SOBRE) and the Ibero-American & Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration (SIACRE). The conference drew more than 1,000 delegates from the around the world and delivered a powerful message: Stop ecological degradation and restore ecosystems.  Now is the time to fulfill the promise of ecological restoration.

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