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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 window is currently open through October 18, 2019. 

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Program goals and governance

Find out more about the certification types, program goals, and committees

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Directory of Approved CERPs and CERPITs

Search and explore the list of current CERPs and CERPITs

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Learn about application requirements, FAQs, and start your application

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Existing CERP/CERPIT Maintenance

Submit your CECs, pay maintenance fees, FAQs, talk with other CERPs

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Partnering Opportunities 


Academic institution partnerships, CEC pre-approvals, and sponsorships

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Materials and Outreach 


Ambassadors, fact sheets, presentations, webinars, and press releases.

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