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Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner Program

SER's ecological restoration practitioner certification program encourages a high professional standard for those who are designing, implementing, overseeing, and monitoring restoration projects throughout the world.

The application period is currently closed.  The next application window will be open from July 16 through October 12, 2018. 

*NEW* Check out the Year 1 Report summarizing our first year of certification.

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Certification Program Overview 

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List of Approved CERPs and CERPITs

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Applications for CERP or CERPIT

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Continuing Education Credits

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Frequently Asked Questions  

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Media and Outreach Materials

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