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

October 23 Webinar 

Planning for the Unplanned: Integrating Ecological Restoration Techniques and Landscape Design  featuring Larry Weaner, founder of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates and long-time SER member.  


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Applications due October 18

SER's certification program encourages a high professional standard for those who are designing, implementing, overseeing, and monitoring restoration projects throughout the world. Apply now or between August 12-October 18.


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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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2nd Edition of Standards Released

The 2nd edition of the International Principles and Standards for the Practice of Ecological Restoration provides updated and expanded guidance and clarifies the breadth of ecological restoration and allied environmental repair activities.

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SER and the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, in coordination with Wiley Publishing, are excited to announce the launch of a new thematic series Restoration Ecology –– Arid Lands (RE-AL) within the journal Restoration Ecology.

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networking opportunities 

SER's regional chapters and sections host regular meetings to give you a chance to meet and learn from other restorationists in your area! 

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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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