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Society for Ecological Restoration International

The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) is a non-profit organization infused with the energy of members around the world who are actively engaged in ecologically-sensitive repair and management of ecosystems through an unusually broad array of experience, knowledge sets and cultural perspectives.Founded in 1987, SER now boasts members in 56 countries with 11 chapters serving regions of North America, England, Australia, and is expanding its presence in Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Recognized by public and private enterprises as the source for expertise on restoration science, practice and policy, the Society achieves its objectives through cooperation with partner organizations and international bodies such as the IUCN, CBD, and Ramsar.SER does not itself engage in restoration projects; its mission is:
to promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and reestablishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.
New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration

New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration

As scientific understanding about ecological processes has grown, the idea that ecosystem dynamics are complex, nonlinear, and often unpredictable has gained prominence. Of particular importance is the idea that rather than following an...

The Historical Ecology Handbook

The Historical Ecology Handbook

A Restorationist's Guide to Reference Ecosystems

The Historical Ecology Handbook makes essential connections between past and future ecosystems, bringing together leading experts to offer a much-needed introduction to the field of historical ecology and its practical application...