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

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Early registration is now open for SER AustralasiaSER Europe, 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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Join us for a member-exclusive webinar provided by SER and SWS. Kevin Du Bois and Kevin Erwin will each present case studies on wetland restoration initiatives. Read more about the presentations and how to register here.


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The SER store is now open! Get your SER, CERP, and limited 30th anniversary gear now. Choose from T-shirts, stickers, tote bags, and more!

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help us raise 30k for our 30th birthday

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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This groundbreaking new publication provides updated and expanded guidance on the practice of ecological restoration. Now available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and Korean.

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In honor of Restoration Ecology's 25th anniversary, SER and Wiley have released a free special issue of RE's most cited papers! Read, share, and download these papers, now through the end of 2018.

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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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