Welcome to the official page of the UM Society for Ecological Restoration!
Our mission is :
"to promote ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and reestablishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture."
UMSER Members and friends on a farm tour/weed pull at the Native Ideals Seed Farm in Arlee, MT.
What we’re working on
- Restoring diversity to Mt. Sentinel’s prairie
- Facilitating community participation in the wellbeing of the Missoula Valley’s natural areas
- Restoring the “M” Trail to stem erosion and trailside degradation
- Preserving native plant diversity
- Managing invasive species on Mt. Sentinel and promoting invasive species awareness
- Promoting collaboration between the university and surrounding community
- Providing volunteer opportunities for students to gain experience in restoration practice
- Native plant gardening and greenhouse propagation
- Promoting research and citizen science in the field of ecological restoration