About the Hosts

The Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Chapter and the Society for Ecological Restoration Western Canada Chapter are neutral, independent, non-profit organization that connects restoration industries across their respective regions and through the peak international body for restoration (SER) globally.

Northwest Chapter:

The Northwest Chapter works to identify and share ecological restoration techniques and practices in the ecosystems of the Cascadia Bioregion. Chapter members are actively protecting and restoring ecosystems throughout the Cascadia bioregion which includes Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Northern California. The Chapter advocates for scientifically sound restoration practices and policies, and helps build community support for ecological restoration through inspiration, celebration, and respectful listening.

Western Canada Chapter:

SER Western Canada encompasses British Columbia (BC), Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. The Chapter was founded in 2000 in BC and expanded to Western Canada in 2014. Membership includes consulting, business, government, universities, interest groups, and the general public. As a chapter we strive to build an ecologically sustainable relationship between nature, community, and the economy.

The Society for Ecological Restoration:

The Society for Ecological Restoration advances the science, practice, and policy of ecological restoration to sustain biodiversity, improve resilience in a changing climate, and re-establish an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture. An international non-profit organization with over 5,000 members and partners in more than 110 countries, SER actively promotes participatory, knowledge-based approaches to restoration. Join us as a member and be part of this invaluable community, learn more here!

SER North American Conference