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

call for abstracts

The SER2019 Organizing Committee invites you to submit abstracts for posters and oral sessions for the 8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration! Find out more including other important deadlines on the SER2019 website.


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restoration ecology

New in 2019, all SER members receive complimentary access to our peer-reviewed journal Restoration Ecology. View your subscription now or join today to start receiving this new member benefit!


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January webinar

Are you an ecological restoration student or emerging professional? Join Student Board Representative Magda Garbowski and SER staff for a discussion of benefits and opportunities SER provides just for you!

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bradshaw medals awarded

SER recently presented the Bradshaw Medal to two outstanding papers published in its peer-reviewed journal, Restoration Ecology. Find out more about Dr. Grman and Dr. Cordell's work!

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Read our year-end issue of SERNews, our quarterly member newsletter. Enjoy three original articles, chapter and section updates, Society news, and more!

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membership announcement

Complimentary journal access, increased opportunities for emerging professionals, capacity building funds for local and regional level activities – just a few of the new offerings in SER’s revamped membership program. It’s never been a better time to belong to SER!

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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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