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Business and Organizational Memberships

The field of restoration has now become part of almost every major governmental and conservation organization. SER was the spark that caused that change. - John Rieger 


A business/organizational membership is an ideal way for your business, government agency or organization to involve your employees (or volunteers) with SER. Membership gives your organization visibility and provides you and your staff with tools, resources, and professional development opportunities you need to conduct your critically important work.

Download our information sheet to learn more about the program and compare the benefits of each level. Download the membership application and submit your payment over the phone, by mail or email.

This group level receives 8 SER memberships, and is geared to businesses, corporations, and other large institutions. It includes the following benefits:

  • Complimentary Membership in one of SER’s Regional Chapters or Thematic Sections for each member in your account, which offers you and your staff access to regional restoration workshops, symposia, networking opportunities and more offered through these groups.
  • Enhanced listing for your business or organization in our searchable, public Restoration Directory housed on the Restoration Resource Center
  • Subscription to Restoration Ecology journal for each SER member in your account
  • Additional 10% discount off the SER member rate on Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner application and maintenance fees
  • Use of the SER “Business Member” logo on your firm's website and other promotional materials for the term of your membership -- see the full Terms & Conditions of logo use
  • Recognition as a SER Business Member on a full-page listing in the SER Annual Report 
  • Direct access to emerging, mid-career, and veteran leaders through the online SER member-only directory and community platform
  • Unlimited job and internship postings in SER’s Career Center AND direct cross promotion of your jobs board postings to the restoration community via SER’s Events & Opportunities newsletter
  • 25% discount on all Island Press books
  • Discount to SER World Conference 
  • Discounts to Chapter and continental conferences
Annual Membership Fee
$1,250 
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Our Flex Business Member category includes all of the benefits of the Business Member category along with additional memberships (total of 20 seats) and the flexibility to swap out up to 12 of those seats for certification registrations at a ratio of 3:1 (you can also swap out certification annual maintenance fees at a rate of 1:1). After enrollment, SER will contact you to customize your package.

Annual Membership Fee
$2,500
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This group level includes 5 SER memberships, and is geared to nonprofit organizations, sole proprietorship, small businesses, and academic departments. It includes the following benefits:

Annual Membership Fee
$420 (*$120 lower income countries)

*Individuals from all categories on the World Bank list except high income countries qualify for a reduced lower income country group membership rate of $120. Please select the lower income rate in your application, and contact membership@ser.org if you have any questions about your eligibility. 

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