LERS is a section of the Society of Ecological Restoration (SER) that is aimed at bringing together professionals, scientists and all practitioners interested in finding solutions and developing creative ideas towards large-scale restoration of natural systems.


  • Operate as a Section within the Society for Ecological Restoration to foster understanding and advancement of large-scale ecosystem restoration.

  • Provide a forum for an interchange of ideas, approaches, lessons learned, and data developed relevant to planning, policy, science, and engineering of large-scale ecosystem restoration.

  • Advance public education and enlightenment concerning the nation’s large-scale ecosystem resources.

  • Develop and encourage large-scale ecosystem restoration as a discipline by supporting student education, curriculum development, and research.

  •  Encourage and evaluate the educational, scientific, engineering, and technological development and advancement of all branches of large-scale ecosystem restoration and practice.

  • Encourage the knowledgeable management of and expand our understanding of sustainable large-scale ecosystem restoration.

Please read our LERS Charter here for more details.