Society for Ecological Restoration meeting in Madison this year

The deadline to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration has been extended until May 15, 2013.  This will be the final deadline for all submissions.

Please visit the Call for Abstracts page on the conference website for complete instructions and a link to the online submission form.

If you have been invited to present as part of an organized symposium, you must also submit your abstract before the May 15 deadline in order to ensure that your presentation is included in the conference program.

We welcome abstracts from restoration researchers, practitioners, government officials, and others on a broad range of topics and themes related to ecological restoration.  We also encourage submissions on new and emerging topics in the field, so don’t feel limited to this list! 

THE Restoration Event of 2013

The SER2013 World Conference connects researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and industry professionals, and provides the premier opportunity to develop relationships and share research findings, best practices, and new ideas with others working in the field of ecological restoration. 

The 4-day scientific program includes an exciting slate of workshops and symposia organized by public, private, and non-profit groups from around the world, and will feature several internationally renowned keynote speakers including: author Paul Hawken, visionary forest engineer and conservationist, Willie Smits, and Alvaro Ugalde, founder of Costa Rica’s National Park System.

In addition to a dynamic program of scientific sessions, SER2013 also offers a number of pre-conference training courses covering a variety of topics, and post-conference field trips visiting sites throughout southern Wisconsin.

Conference partners include: Aldo Leopold Foundation, Arboretum at UW-Madison, International Crane Foundation, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison, Niagara College-Canada, The Wildlands Network, and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Register now and save up to $125 on the cost of registration.  Become a member of SER and receive additional savings.  Visit the Registration page for a list of rates and a link to the online registration form.

Now Accepting Student Scholarship Applications
SER is now accepting applications for a limited number of scholarships available to help facilitate the attendance of undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students.  Visit the Scholarships page to learn more.  The deadline for applications is May 15, 2013.