Large-scale Ecosystem Restoration Section (LERS) Mission

  • 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.