World Conference on Ecological Restoration

Conference organized by Society for Ecological Restoration
When 21 Aug, 2011 08:25 AM to
25 Aug, 2011 09:25 PM
Where Merida, Mexico
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Important dates:

  • Feb 1
    Call for Abstracts Opens
  • Feb 15
    Early Registration Opens
  • Mar 1
    Exhibitors & Scholarships
  • May 15
    Call for Abstracts Closes
  • Jun 15
    Regular Registration Opens


The following topics and themes will form the basis around which the regular concurrent scientific sessions will be built:

Fragmentation, Connectivity, and Biological Corridors

Restoration across Frontiers
Restoration at the Landscape Scale
Restoration of Migrating Species

Safeguarding Biodiversity

Species Re-introductions and Assisted Migration
Restoration for Species Recovery
Protecting Endangered Species, Populations and Habitats
Using Keystone Species for Ecosystem Restoration

Local, National and International Policy Implications

Restoration as a Strategy for Mitigating and Adapting to Global Changes
Restoration for Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation
Ecological Restoration in Parks and Protected Areas

Restoring Natural Capital

Payments for Ecosystem Services
Socio-economic Aspects of Restoration/Stakeholder Involvement
Restoring and Reintegrating Cultural Landscapes
Agro-ecological and Silvicultural Systems
Local and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Restoration of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems

Restoration of Coral Reefs, Seagrass, and Shellfish Beds
Restoration of Mangroves and Saltmarshes
Restoration of Dune and Upland Coastal Ecosystems
Restoration of Estuaries

Restoration of Watersheds, Rivers and Wetlands

Watershed Restoration
Wetland Restoration
Riparian Restoration
Restoration of Lakes

Restoration of Forests, Grasslands and Arid Lands

Restoration of Arid Lands
Restoration of Grasslands, Shrublands and Prairie Ecosystems
Tropical Forest Restoration
Restoration of Woodlands and Temperate Forests

Disturbance and Resilience

Restoration in an Urban Context
Restoration of Mines, Quarries and Contaminated Areas
Soil Ecology and Restoration
Invasive Species Management

Approaches to Restoration Planning, Design and Implementation

Monitoring, Management and Technical Aspects of Restoration
Methodologies for Restoration Ecology
Developing Techniques and Technologies for Ecological Restoration
Alternative Approaches to Restoration Planning and Design
Functional Aspects of Ecological Restoration

Ecological Restoration Education



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