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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."

Native Ideals Weeding Party

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