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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 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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help us raise 30k for 30 YEARS

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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international standards

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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SERNews: Water Resilience

Read our quarterly newsletter, including three original articles, Society updates, SER's picks from Restoration Ecology, and updates from our Restoration Resource Center!

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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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