25th Annual Conference, Restoration for All, November 17-19, 2022

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25th Annual Conference, Restoration for All, November 17-19, 2022

November 17 - November 19

The Texas Society for Ecological Restoration 25th Annual Conference will take place November 17-19, 2022 at St. Edward’s University, located at 3001 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704. All general and concurrent sessions will take place on campus, as well as the awards banquet on Friday, November 18th. Off-site field trip and workday options will take place on Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning. Poster presentations and a networking mixer will be held on Thursday evening. Budget-friendly lodging will be available at the Wyndham Garden Inn (link below). 

For more information on attending and/or participating in the conference please email txserconference@gmail.com.

In addition to our keynote address, this year’s TXSER conference will have 30 oral presentations from speakers all over the state, covering a large variety of topics. Keynote speaker will be announced soon! 



Policy Panel Federal, state, and regional policy impacts environmental regulations which directly affect what we as restoration practitioners and research can accomplish on the ground. During this policy session we will hear from leaders who shape and influence our environmental policy in the state of Texas.

Restoration 101 Panel An exploration of some basic ecological restoration principles, strategies and techniques. 


Help TXSER conserve and restore Texas’ natural resources by sponsoring the conference! Each sponsor plays an important role in advancing the field of restoration ecology in Texas. View the 2022 sponsorship packet and e-mail Treasure Hance, TXSER Conference Coordinator, at info@txser.org with any questions.

We are proud to be a reduced waste conference – please refer to these materials on any internet-connected device, or feel free to print before the conference.

We highly recommend becoming a SER and TXSER member if you aren’t already – doing so will grant you a $100 discount on regular registration costs (see table below)! To receive the member discount, make sure that you are logged in to your SER member account. If you forgot your login info or have any problems with your membership, please contact SER directly, as TXSER cannot troubleshoot these issues.

Regular conference registration includes all general and breakout sessions on Friday and the awards banquet on Friday evening. All meals,snacks, and beverages on Friday are provided. If you wish to attend the Welcome Happy Hour and Poster Presentation on Thursday night and off site field trips you may add those at the time of registration. If you’d like to bring a guest to the Friday night Awards Banquet you may purchase a ticket through the registration. 

**Student conference registration includes everything in the regular conference registration, plus entry to the Thursday Welcome Happy Hour and Poster Presentation. 


Regular Member Conference Registration (after October 3, 2022) $275
Regular Non-Member Conference Registration (after October 3, 2022) $375
Student Conference Registration $125
Discounted Hotel Lodging at the Wyndham Garden Inn. Click here to book.  $119
FIELD TRIP Restoration of Waller Creek on the University of Texas Dell Medical School campus, Thursday 11/17, 1pm-4pm $15
FIELD TRIP Lunch and Learn Tour: Restoration of the Underground Frontier, Thursday 11/17, 9am-1:30pm *lunch provided $35
FIELD TRIP Restoration for Water Quality and Quantity : Visit to the Water Quality Protection Lands, Austin’s best kept secret!, Thursday 11/17, 9am-1pm $15
FIELD TRIP Vireo Preserve, Thursday 11/17, 9am-12pm $15
FIELD TRIP, The Trail Foundation, Saturday 11/19, 9am-11am $15
Thursday Happy Hour and Poster Presentation (included in student registration only) $25
Thursday Happy Hour and Poster Presentation Guest Only. Purchase tickets here. $25
Guest Ticket for Friday Night Awards Banquet (attendee ticket included in registration) $30


For more info on Thursday & Saturday Field Trips click below. A portion of the fees will go toward student scholarships. 



  • The Trail Foundation
  • Other free activities around town during the day. For more info contact txserconference@gmail.com


Happy Hour & Poster Presentations (add-on ticket)

We’re kicking off the conference with a casual happy hour and poster presentations. Food and beverages will be provided. If you’re in the beginning stages of your career, come early at 6pm for a discussion with other students/young professionals and consider your future options with representatives from public, private, and academic sectors. See ticketing information for cost and location. Guests are welcome to attend. For individual guest tickets (not attending the conference) click link here. 


Join us for our awards banquet ceremony and dinner on campus. Dinner and drinks will be provided with your registration. 


The abstract submission window for presentations closes October 14th. The Abstract Submission Form linked here.


We have a room block at the Wyndham Garden Inn at I35 and Woodward St, a 12 minute walk to St. Edward’s University. 







St. Edward’s University
3001 S. Congress
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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