Help feeding the SER Knowledge Base on Ecological Restoration

What and who are we looking for?

  • You recently reported on the results of an interesting research project?
  • You were responsible for an interesting restoration project and you want to share your experiences and data?
  • You have extensive experience on a particular item concerning ecological restoration and/or you can provide best practice guidelines?
  • You can document a success story or a project that failed expectation?

Your contribution is welcome!
Here is an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience to an international audience of practitioners, policy people, stakeholders and scientists involved in ecological restoration! Help us to feed the SER Knowledge Base on Ecological Restoration.

We kindly invite you to submit a short paper (max. 4 pages), illustrated with photos, figures and/or tables, written in proper English. The content needs to be scientifically correct and therefore supported by proper analysis of data or documented by observations. We like you to focus on results, discussion and conclusions (e.g. lessons learned, best practice recommendations).

Use the following Word-doc template to write your paper. Further guidelines can be found in the template. Attach key words to your contribution to facilitate browsing of the Knowledge Base and preferentially use one of the key words from this list (e.g. codes and names of habitat types or species protected under the European Habitat Directive, in many countries with legal obligations for restoration).

The extended abstract must be submitted by mail as attachment in doc and pdf-file to The pdf-file of your text is important to us to verify the lay-out and correct use of rare letter characters. Use the following name rule for your files: SER_author(s)_serial number.doc and SER_author(s)_serial number.pdf. In case your files are larger than 5MB, use the free services of or other similar internet tools to send us your paper by mail.

After reading your submitted contribution we will reply to you as soon as possible whether it is accepted or needs some adjustments. Thank you for your efforts!

Other sources of information welcome too!

You read or wrote a recently published book on (an item of) ecological restoration, which you think is relevant for an international audience? We are happy to receive a book review or a review copy of your book for the news pages on our web site.