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

call for proposals

The SER2019 Organizing Committee is now inviting proposals for symposia, workshops, and training courses to be held at the 8th World Conference. Find out more including other important deadlines on the SER2019 website now!


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For the past 30 years, SER has harnessed the knowledge and dedication of practitioners and scientists to restore our planet. Support the movement to re-establish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture!


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Become a certified practitioner

The application period for certification is open now! Find out more about certification, search our CERP directory, and apply now.

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 October Webinar

Join author David Havlick as he discusses his new book, Bombs Away. In this webinar, he will exmaine how military activities, conservation goals, and ecological restoration efforts work together to create new kinds of places and new conceptions of place

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continental conferences

Registration is open for SER Australasia and SERNW (our North American conference). Themes of this year's conferences cover restoration in the era of climate change and restoring resilient communities. All active SER members receive discounted registration rates.

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2017 annual report

Benchmarks, milestones, goals… no matter which term you use, 2017 was a notable year for SER. Read our Annual Report and learn about the initiatives, programs, and partnerships that made 2017 such an incredible year!

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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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